VCS comparison table

Matthieu Moy Matthieu.Moy at
Tue Oct 17 15:24:32 BST 2006

Andreas Ericsson <ae at> writes:

> Now I'm really confused. Does bazaar have both "clone" (git-style
> fetching a full repo and all the branches) and "checkout" (cvs-style
> fetching only the working tree)?

Yes, it has both. That's "bzr branch" (git clone) and "bzr checkout"
(cvs checkout).

Difference between "bzr branch" and "git clone" is that bzr doesn't
fetch all the branches. It fetches one "branch" (succession of
revisions) with all the ancestors of the revisions of the branch.


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