[arch-general] version control system for normal user

fons at kokkinizita.net fons at kokkinizita.net
Thu Aug 26 11:02:40 EDT 2010

On Thu, Aug 26, 2010 at 10:56:45PM +0800, jewelshaw wrote:

>     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.

If you are the only user of an SVN repo you can just put it in your
private file space, you don't need to run a server to use SVN. 

The alternative is GIT, quite different in the way it works, but
some people prefer it.



There are three of them, and Alleline.

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