VCS comparison table

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at
Mon Oct 23 19:26:41 BST 2006

On Mon, 2006-10-23 at 20:21 +0200, Jakub Narebski wrote:
> Linus Torvalds wrote:
> > On Mon, 23 Oct 2006, Jakub Narebski wrote:
> >> 
> >> Besides, you need [constant] network access for this mapping.
> > 
> > I _think_ that Aaron was trying to say that
> > 
> > 	abentley at
> > 
> > is always constant, so you can use that.
> > 
> > Of course, nobody will ever do that, because in practice they're not 
> > shown, the same way the "true" BK revision names were never shown and thus 
> > never really used.
> By the way, I wonder if accidentally identical revisions
> (see example for accidental clean merge on
> would get the same revision id in bzr. In git they would.
They won't. The revision id is made up of the committers email address,
a timestamp and a bunch of random data. It wouldn't be hard to switch
using checksums as revids instead, but I don't think there are any plans
in that direction.


Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at> -
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