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View Poll Results: Revision Control System of the Year
Bazaar 3 1.02%
BitKeeper 1 0.34%
CVS 20 6.83%
Fossil 3 1.02%
git 209 71.33%
Mercurial 20 6.83%
Perforce 1 0.34%
Subversion 36 12.29%
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Old 12-16-2013, 09:56 PM   #1
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Revision Control System of the Year


In your opinion, what is the best Revision Control System?

--jeremy
 
Old 12-17-2013, 01:32 AM   #2
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git for me
 
Old 12-17-2013, 06:38 PM   #3
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I don't know whether it's the best - but subversion keeps getting used on the projects I end up on
 
Old 12-17-2013, 09:29 PM   #4
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I prefer git. It's been quite some time since I've worked on a project that's used anything else.
 
Old 12-18-2013, 01:38 AM   #5
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git, not only because it enables everything I need in a VCS, but additionally features the possibility to import from, and commits to other VCS's like subversion and bazaar so I can still work together with people/teams that prefer those other VCS's without having to learn all the quircks of those.

Our company moved to git from SCCS in 2007 and we never regretted that move. An additional reason then to choose for git was that it built out of the box and was up and running within 4 hours on HP-UX 64bit. I tried svn before that and gave up after 4 days because of the shitload of unbuildable dependencies. In a perfect world choices might have been different, but HP-UX still is far beyond the view of the average programmer.

Note added 2013-12-31: The best ever GUI to a VCS is perforce' p4v. *everything* in its GUI is intuitive and to-the-point.

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Old 12-18-2013, 02:06 AM   #6
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darcs and rcs are missing
 
Old 12-18-2013, 10:26 AM   #7
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darcs and rcs are missing
Both received zero votes in previous years so were not included this year.

--jeremy
 
Old 12-20-2013, 04:48 PM   #8
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git
 
Old 12-21-2013, 09:51 AM   #9
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Git, even with SVN its brilliant.
 
Old 12-31-2013, 02:04 AM   #10
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I never got the hang of SVN or CVS, but GIT speaks to me!
 
Old 12-31-2013, 02:29 AM   #11
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git
 
Old 12-31-2013, 10:12 AM   #12
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As I said last year, I'm amazed anyone could vote for anything other than git.
 
Old 01-15-2014, 04:07 AM   #13
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GIT
 
Old 02-04-2014, 03:01 AM   #14
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git got my vote...

Several years back it was Mercurial, as it was a bit more mature at an ealier date. But I also knew that it would only be a matter of time before git overtook it.
 
  


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