Cyrus Add-ons

Adam Tauno Williams awilliam at
Sat Oct 16 20:48:08 EDT 2010

On Sat, 2010-10-16 at 16:49 -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote: 
> On Sat, 16 Oct 2010, Reinaldo de Carvalho wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 16, 2010 at 2:11 PM, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh
> > <hmh at> wrote:
> > > On Sat, 16 Oct 2010, Reinaldo de Carvalho wrote:
> > >> RCS is local version control, isn't a network service.
> > > It is also per-file.  Think CVS with even less features.  I also have
> > > some stuff in RCS, mostly LyX documents without any external material.
> > > Reinaldo, any reason why you don't use git or mercurial?  That would
> > > make it much easier for cooperative work. supports git, and it
> > > will NOT increase your dependency on the network even a bit, as it is
> > > fully distributed.
> > No reason. Can you point me a git howto?
> I think you will like it.  The only non-obvious concept git uses is the
> "stage", and you get used to it quite quickly.
> Google finds a lot of tutorials, here are some:
> Youtube shows a lot of video tutorials as well (search for "git
> tutorial").
> If you do a lot of work on MS Windows, mercurial is likely to be easier
> to handle.  I can't help you with mercurial, but google should find good
> tutorials as well.  Mercurial is almost as nice as git, only a bit
> slower but with better MS Windows support.

I use Hg (Mercurial) for several of my projects;  it is a bit git-lite,
which I like.  The Tortoise tools are excellent.  I'd recommend it.
Adam Tauno Williams <awilliam at> LPIC-1, Novell CLA
OpenGroupware, Cyrus IMAPd, Postfix, OpenLDAP, Samba

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