Re: BitBucket: GPL-ed KitBeeper clone

Pavel Machek (
Mon, 3 Mar 2003 13:39:07 +0100


> > But anyway, don't you think Pavel is free to develop whatever free
> > software he likes to develop instead of following you political
> > agenda?
> What is the goal of the BitBucket project, though?
> To develop a version control system, or to annoy Larry?

To be able to access kernel version history without touching
bk. Annoying Larry is just a side effect, altrough I agree selection
of project name was "interesting" ;-).

> I haven't seen a single post to the list saying, "If we were designing
> a version control system dedicated to the Linux kernel, what would you
> like to see in it?". Before I started work on my bug database, I
> spent a week or so discussing it on the list with people.

Apparently Linus, DaveM and Larry did just this, 2 years ago and
offline. bk is result of that discussion.

> Why doesn't somebody start working on a dedicated kernel version
> control system?

That's way harder than accessing kernel version history. I do not have
time for *that*.

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