[Noisebridge-discuss] [dorkbotsf-blabber] Embedded code - version control experience?

Duane Snider duane_snider at earthlink.net
Fri Feb 17 13:24:01 PST 2012


TortoiseHg - gives the distributed flexibility of Git, and a GUI similar to TortoiseSVN.  Plus Mercurial is really easy to use for one directory projects.



-----Original Message-----
>From: Tymm Twillman <tymmothy at gmail.com>
>Sent: Feb 17, 2012 1:08 PM
>To: Anders Nelson <anders.k.nelson at gmail.com>
>Cc: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net, Dorkbot Dorkbot <dorkbotsf-blabber at dorkbot.org>
>Subject: Re: [dorkbotsf-blabber] Embedded code - version control experience?
>
>I really like Git for both embedded & non-embedded.  Especially as I
>do a fair amount of editing on the go, and the ability to commit to a
>local repo & then later sync to my master repo is great.  I've made
>the move from SVN recently, and haven't looked back.
>
>Doing source control with integrated IDE systems I've found to be a
>little annoying (figuring out which IDE files you want excluded from
>the repo, and how to make your settings files repo-friendly... i.e.
>getting things to use relative paths instead of putting paths that
>have your home directory name in them)...
>
>Git also supports submodules (SVN might also by now; I know there's
>been a lot of work on subversion recently)... which means you can have
>projects that import other projects as dependencies, rather than
>replicating code in multiple repositories.
>
>On Fri, Feb 17, 2012 at 11:47 AM, Anders Nelson
><anders.k.nelson at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Hello fine people,
>>
>> Does anyone use version control for their embedded project code? I want to
>> start using MPLAB X, which has version control built into the IDE but I'm
>> curious to know if using a more accepted standard (SVN, etc) is a better
>> idea. Then, of course, what's the best way to organize a repository?
>>
>> Me thinks appending a new dated name to each file I modify is not the way to
>> go anymore...
>>
>> =]
>> --
>> Anders Nelson
>>
>> www.erogear.com
>>
>>
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