[webkit-dev] Git Familiarity (was ChangeLog)

Darren VanBuren onekopaka at gmail.com
Sun Jul 5 22:32:15 PDT 2009

Xcode also has Subversion support, but not Git support. I personally  
want that Git integration, because I actually use Git fairly often.  
But for them Windows users, I think we best stick with Subversion.

Darren VanBuren
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Try Fedora 10 today. Fire it up. http://fedoraproject.org/

On Jul 5, 2009, at 22:22, "Justin Haygood" <jhaygood at reaktix.com> wrote:

> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Benjamin Meyer"  
> <ben at meyerhome.net>
> To: "WebKit Development" <webkit-dev at lists.webkit.org>
> Sent: Sunday, July 05, 2009 11:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [webkit-dev] Git Familiarity (was ChangeLog)
>> At least on Windows I use mysygit myself (http://code.google.com/p/msysgit/ 
>>  )  From the project description: "Historically, Git on Windows  
>> was  only officially supported using Cygwin. To help make a native  
>> Windows  version, this project was started, based on the fork."
> Still has the following problems:
> 1. No Windows integrated UI. Windows is very UI driven, and all of  
> the development tools are UI based. Why should I open up a command  
> line to do VCS stuff? I don't have to open up a command line now.
> 2. No Visual Studio integration. Subversion not only has  
> TortoiseSVN, but there's AnkhSVN that lets you manage it entirely  
> inside Visual Studio.
> I'd vote against any VCS that doesn't match features provided by  
> Subversion on all 3 platforms (Mac, Linux, and Windows). *nix devs  
> might think opening up a command line to do some development is  
> fine, but Windows devs aren't nearly as willing. Why, when all of  
> the functionality is available from a UI? I can't think of any major  
> feature of Subversion that isn't available from TortoiseSVN.
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