Re: [dev] [suckless] Migration to git

From: Anselm R Garbe <>
Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2012 19:00:27 +0100

On 27 November 2012 12:43, Raphael Proust <> wrote:
> On Tue, Nov 27, 2012 at 10:36 AM, markus schnalke <> wrote:
>> It's the ingenuity of Unix to have just one kind of fork(). Why can't
>> we map this concept to DVCS and have just one kind of cloning?
> darcs?
> (Yes, I know, it's not written in C. The interface is very clean
> though. There is no branching, no history rewritting, no bells and
> whistles.)

We used darcs before we switched to hg many years ago. darcs is out of
any question, as it had serious performance problems with long change
histories. The darcs invention of checkpoints is no real cure for

Best regards,
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