[Hpr] Git repository

Dave Morriss perloid at autistici.org
Wed Jun 3 05:24:37 PDT 2015

On 03/06/15 12:43, sndchaser at cerebralrift.org wrote:
> On 2015-06-03 03:27, Klaatu wrote:
>> So, I'm voting gitlab. (We also use the self-hosted version at my work,
>> seems to work well).
> Let me toss in a complete alternative to git. I know that everyone seems
> to love git these days, but I became quite impressed with fossil a few
> years ago.
> The big reasons I like fossil:
> - Single file repositories
> - Self-contained versioning system (ie there isn't a need for external
> tools like trac or redmine)
> - Everything you need: scm, web-interface, ticket system and wiki all in
> one
> - cgi enabled for web hosting
> - Runs on every platform (it's written in TCL)
> - Running distributed / forks of repositories is easy
> And the whole thing is, of course, Open Source.
> If you haven't looked at it, it's worth spending some time on their
> website: http://fossil-scm.org/index.html/doc/trunk/www/index.wiki

This was covered in FLOSS Weekly 320 on 2015-01-07 where Richard Hipp
was interviewed. He's the author of SQLite and all-round cool guy :-)


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