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Thursday, April 15, 2010

Switch to Git?

I've been a subversion user since 2005, and was thrilled with it compared to CVS and ClearCase- finally a version control system that made sense.

However, the slow checkouts and painful merging have been bogging me down lately.

This article has laid out the case to switch from SVN to Git better than anything else I've seen.

He quotes times of 5 seconds to create a branch and 8 seconds to switch to it. I'm happy when those come in at 15 seconds a piece. And I often go get a cup of coffee when I do a switch.

Why You Should Switch from Subversion to Git

This warrants further reading



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