Category Archives: Subversion

Interesting times ahead for FreeBSD

Ed Schouten’s MPSAFE-tty layer is now in the main tree of FreeBSD, but it i only one of the active projects which run in parallel. The excellent news is that the MPSAFE-tty layer brings down by one the count of … Continue reading

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A nice article about dVCS in the Enterprise

Bryan W Taylor posted a very intriguing writeup a bit earlier, titled: `The Need for Distributed Version Control in the Enterprise‘ There are a few points of the article that seem a bit controversial. For instance, I am not sure … Continue reading

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.scm subdirs

I just stumbled upon an interesting Subversion bug. Issue 707 on the bug tracker of Subversion is now several years old. It seems to be related to one of my personal pet peeves with Subversion: the use of `.svn’ subdirectories … Continue reading

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Mirroring the varnish-cache repository with svnsync

Quoting the Wikipedia about Varnish cache: Varnish is a high performance HTTP accelerator designed for content-heavy dynamic web sites. The main development repository of Varnish is very easy to browse, using Trac. You can see the latest changes through the … Continue reading

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The most annoying thing about Perforce SCM

I’ve been using Perforce on for various things during the last 2 years. The first thing that was really annoying, and now has become so annoying that it is about to cross into being outright hostile about Perforce is… There … Continue reading

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OSS event #2 – Subversion and Mercurial

As threatened in an older post, the OSS team of the University of Piraeus pulled off yet another successful event two days ago. This event was dedicated to Source Code Management tools, and there were two presentations: first a presentation … Continue reading

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