[darcs-users] How to develop on a (GHC) branch with darcs
Brandon S Allbery KF8NH
allbery at ece.cmu.edu
Wed Dec 8 17:27:49 CET 2010
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On 12/8/10 03:45 , Simon Peyton-Jones wrote:
> | known problem with darcs with no obvious solution. For me, switching
> | GHC to git would certainly be a win.
> I have personal experience of git, because I co-author papers with git users. I am not very technologically savvy, but my failure rate with git is close to 100%. Ie I can do the equivalent of 'pull' or 'push' but I fail at everything else with an incomprehensible error message. Maybe I just need practice (or more diligence), but I really don't understand git's underlying model, despite trying, and reading several tutorials. If anyone has a favourite "how to understand git" doc, do point me at it.
I'm tempted to point out that Linux named it "git" for a reason. :)
Mercurial might be a better choice, especially for people familiar with darcs.
brandon s. allbery [linux,solaris,freebsd,perl] allbery at kf8nh.com
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at ece.cmu.edu
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university KF8NH
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