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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • What are some specific things you like about 'git' ? I especially interested if you could compare it to darcs, but comparing it to svn would be interesting, too.
    • I have only used both git and darcs for fairly simple use cases, and in my limited and unqualified opinion, they're very close to each other in terms of what they can do. git struck me as faster and as easier to install. It doesn't yet have the interactive commit (record) that darcs has, but this is apparently in the works.

      My third-hand knowledge tells me that the repository structure of git is incredibly simple, which is why there have been other implementation of it. Someone linked to a page called "Wh
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      rjbs
      • Thanks for the response.

        In terms of "installing darcs", I usually just drop a binary into /usr/local/bin/. It has a few minor dependencies, like "libcurl". However, it's been stable enough lately that a recent pre-packaged binary for a given platform is probably fine.

        I seem to recall there was a darcs-subproject to have it be able to be a client for a git repository, but I quit following that since I don't need that feature.