Saturday, April 26, 2008

From CVS to Git

There has been an exodus of Ruby developers recently, moving from Subversion to Git for SCM. Being a happy CVS user, I was curious about what Git could offer for a team of one developer.

After understanding the workflow used by experienced Git users and its benefits, I started to think the other way around: why use CVS when I can use Git.

Then I decided to move binpatch and Ruby/Informix repositories to Forking, contributing or just tracking the changes is now easier, through an easy to use interface, source code browser with history and RSS feeds.

The following links were especially useful to make the switch:

Binpatch and Ruby/Informix repositories can be found here.

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