[arch-general] version control system for normal user

Magnus Therning magnus at therning.org
Thu Aug 26 11:02:40 EDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 15:58, Florian Pritz <bluewind at server-speed.net> wrote:
> On 26.08.2010 16:56, jewelshaw wrote:
>> Hi,
>>     I'm a normal user on a workstation, without root privilege. Usually, I
>> have to test and revise the source code,
>> while after lots of revisions, I get confused about what's new and what's
>> old. I tried subversion, but a svn server
>> with root privilege is required as daemon. So I wonder if there's a version
>> control system which I can run as a
>> normal user. Any recommendations? Thanks in advance.
> Depending on your needs git or rcs (perfect for single files). Git is
> what the use for kernel develoment ;)

Or darcs, or hg (mercurial), or monotone... pretty much any modern
de-centralised (disconnected) VCS will do.


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