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Git, Mercurial and Bazaar – A Comparison
Open-source Version Control Systems have come a long way since the days of CVS. SVN, one of the most successful VCS to be ever used, is now loosing its ground to a new genre of VCS known as DVCS or Distributed Version Control Systems. A DVCS or Distributed Version Control System is a version control software where each working copy contains the full history of all the revisions, thereby making it a fully functional code-base repository and a remote backup to the original code-base. With the increasing size of teams working on the same code-base, the need for DVCS was apparent. We are going to compare the three most popular open-source DVCSs – i.e. Git, Mercurial and Bazaar.
Posted in Comparisons | Tagged Bazaar, BitKeeper, Computer programming, Computing, Distributed revision control, Distributed Version Control Systems, Free software, Git, Linus Torvalds, Linux, Linux kernel, Mercurial, Monotone, OpenSource Version Control Systems, Repo, Technology/Internet, Ubuntu, Version control, version control software | 22 Comments
Posted on September 9, 2010 by techtatva