[Haskell-cafe] a newbies confusion with repositories - darcs or git

Gwern Branwen gwern0 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 28 19:28:00 EST 2009

On Sat, Feb 28, 2009 at 6:57 PM, Gü?nther Schmidt <gue.schmidt at web.de> wrote:
> Hi,
> now that I'm finished with my haskell app I take the opportunity to follow
> up on some things I hadn't quite understood in my so far short venture into
> the haskell world.
> Means: Prepare for a number of naive posts to follow.
> I had the impression that darcs was the preferred repository for haskellers,
> but there also is git.
> So far I've just been using the goodol' svn.
> But since I have the ambition to become a real haskeller I was gonna make
> myself acquainted with darcs. Should I skip that and head straight for git?
> Günther

I would go for Darcs. It is the standard VCS for Haskellers; a few do
use Git, but it's nowhere near the majority or even a reasonable
fraction (locally, I have copies of 12 Haskell git repos ; but I have
hundreds for Darcs).


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