When I started on a project it seemed to make sense to put a part of the project in a separate Git repository. In hindsight that wasn’t such a smart move. Here’s how I fixed it.
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On 19 February I held a presentation for my colleagues about distributed version control systems (DVCS). My main goal was to inform them on what I think is the next logical step in source control.
This blog entry is about a real life example of how the flexibility of Git made my life easier. It’s a story about how I stopped developing a feature halfway to try out an alternative, without throwing away anything or cluttering up the (Subversion) repository.
While I’m enthusiastic about Git, I still have to communicate with Subversion repositories like the Plone Collective. I also like my editor (Emacs) to help me interact with Git. In this blog entry I’ll explain how I setup my work environment.
After using Subversion for a couple of years, it’s time for me to look to the next generation of source control management systems.