comparing cvsup vs. rsync

Emiel Kollof coolvibe at
Wed Apr 11 03:04:34 PDT 2007

On Wednesday 11 April 2007 05:14:43 walt wrote:

> Yes, I'm way off topic here, and I apologize -- but I've seen your
> posts in the 'git' mail-list and you've experimented with Hg, so I
> know you have your own opinions on version control systems.
> Linus avoided rsync in favor of http in 'git' because he thinks
> rsync is inherently unreliable.  I have *no* idea if he is right or
> wrong in his opinions, but I figure you guys will favor me with your
> own opinions on the subject.

Also, http is easier to push through corporate firewalls :)


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