Re: BitBucket: GPL-ed KitBeeper clone

John Bradford (
Mon, 3 Mar 2003 13:57:59 +0000 (GMT)

> > 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.
> Larry spent a lot of time talking to people directly about such things.

I meant in relation to Bit Bucket.

If the need for Bit Keeper to make a profit for Bit Mover excludes
Linux developers from using it, the most logical thing to do in my
opinion is to start from scratch and write a version control system
dedicated to furthering Linux kernel development.

Compatibility with Bit Keeper should not be a goal of that project.

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