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SubjectRe: source control?
"Samium Gromoff" <> writes:

> > > That's a great description of all source control! "Makes it all to easy
> > > for other people to push crap into your tree"!
> > Try Aegis. It enforces a develop/review/integrate cycle for each
> > change.

> and slows down the things...

Well, sometimes this increases productivity. ;-)

> and hides (though not completely) the process from the people...

Well, if everyone has to monitor every other developer, there would be
problems, too.

> one-thread-modify of some piece of code is inefficeient.

Of course, Aegis supports multiple changes which are being developed
at the same time.

> When X code hacker splits his changes on small pieces
> and feeds them to Linus^WSourceControl, does he need
> to move each of his patches thru these
> develop/review/integrate cycles?

IIRC, some time in the past, Linus said that he was the integrator and
the subsystem maintainers the reviewers. I think the Linux
development process is actually pretty close to the Aegis model.
(However, the Aegis implementation seems to have some properties which
make it a bit unsuitable for controlling the Linux kernel

Florian Weimer Florian.Weimer@RUS.Uni-Stuttgart.DE
University of Stuttgart
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