[QtExtended] Git online

Fabio Locati fabiolocati at gmail.com
Thu Apr 23 20:42:34 CEST 2009

I see the point ;).

On Thu, Apr 23, 2009 at 8:22 PM, Radek Polak <psonek2 at seznam.cz> wrote:
> Fabio Locati wrote:
>> I see :)
>> It would be really cool if there would be only one repository with
>> different branches :) (and maybe a little bit more clear for the n00bs
>> like me ;))
> No it wouldnt be very good. That's the reason why Linux kernel uses GIT
> and not SVN. Just check this page:
>        http://git.kernel.org/
> these are all branches for one single project - linux kernel. It's how
> GIT works. If there was one central repository then we would need to
> agree witch patches can go in and people would break others work. Now
> i just see that person XXX fixed problem YYY and i will merge this to
> my tree. And if i trust that person i will merge his whole tree.
> And with github it's really easy to check what everybody did. Check e.g.
>        http://github.com/radekp/qtmoko/network
> You can see how people are branching your tree and that they do changes.
> And you can pull their changes back to your tree. So this is coordinated
> effort and it's very different from times when branching meant forking
> the project (mainly because of disputes between developers).
> Radek
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