VCS comparison table

Jakub Narebski jnareb at
Sun Oct 29 18:39:05 GMT 2006

Matthew D. Fuller wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 29, 2006 at 01:01:07PM +0100 I heard the voice of
> Jakub Narebski, and lo! it spake thus:
>> Do you really often compile and run other branch while developing on
>> other?
> Yes.  And I do the same with older revisions along a given branch too,
> where is where [lightweight] checkouts come in handy.

Well, if you don't _work_ on other branch, you can alwaych checkout
the other branch or any given revision from a separate directory
  git --git-dir=<path to repo> tar-tree <revision> | tar xf -
for example.
Jakub Narebski

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