Re: [dev] Is Mercurial (hg) suckless?

From: Michael P. Soulier <>
Date: Fri, 11 Jun 2010 07:15:12 -0400

On 10/06/10 pancake said:

> The design is really simple and effective, but it stores full file
> with no patchsets. So it's a big big the repo..

Note, so does Git. IT just uses zlib to compress the files, and then builds on
that with the ability to pack files with small diffs from one another into a
single file.


Michael P. Soulier <>
"Any intelligent fool can make things bigger and more complex... It takes a
touch of genius - and a lot of courage to move in the opposite direction."
--Albert Einstein

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