A few of us, warren, mmcgrath, and I are designing a new system of
version control for the packages in Core and Extras. The main page of
requirements and some pros and cons of various VCS's are listed on:
If you have some dispassionate features or reviews to add about any VCS
you think could address the requirements, go ahead and add it to the
A draft of one possible prototype is here:
The ArchitectureDraft attempts to address the list of requirements. An
actual implementation is in the works to see how well it actually meets
mmcgrath is working on a separate prototype using subversion that sounds
like it is close to being ready for an initial review.
Comments specific to the drafts or with ideas for doing things
differently are entirely welcome :-) Let's get some discussion going!