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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • You won't regret learning git. It's a fine solution to the problem of version control. But, we are blessed at the moment with many good version control tools. For all the complaints, subversion does work well. Mercurial is in heavy use by Sun for Solaris, OpenJDK, etc. Ubuntu are investing heavily in bzr. There's a lot of choice out there, and they're all pretty good (when compared to CVS, RCS and SCCS which came before).
    • Actually, for all its primitivity, SCCS wasn’t on the wrong track, at least according to the information I could find about how it worked.

      Even RCS is OK for single-user tracking of a handful of files in one directory. That may not sound like much – but it gets two things right: local repository instead of a server; and zero overhead for setting up a repository (not even a foo init). If someone wrote decent merging and push/pull support for it, it would actually not be bad at all.

      CVS is where