Distributed Version Control Systems are quite popular, filling a need in this day of on-the-go and far-flung development teams. You can trace their history back quite a ways into proprietary solutions, but DVCS systems really gained traction when Linus Torvalds (of Linux, er, fame? goodness? godhood?) wrote git to manage Linux kernel development.
Posted tagged ‘svn’
Developers are fond of recounting their disastrous experiences branching and merging in Subversion and CVS.
Yet, thousands upon thousands of teams use SVN. Are they just not branching? What’s going on?