[darcs-users] Why Bitkeeper still wins

Karel Gardas kgardas at objectsecurity.com
Tue Mar 22 07:29:22 UTC 2005

On Mon, 21 Mar 2005, Sean Perry wrote:

> Karel Gardas wrote:
> >
> >
> > BTW: I've not seen ArX mentioned in the thread of new/distributed SCMs. If
> > you are curious, please have a look at:
> > http://www.nongnu.org/arx/
> >
> "ArX requires gnome-vfs-2.0, so that will have to be installed,
> including development header files."

True and is written in C++, complete rewrite of old Arch with a lot of
redesign, so someone might find it interesting. I've just looked and was
impressed that they use SHA-256 for crypto hashing especially in the
comparison of MD5 used in Arch and MD5/SHA-1 combination used in bazaar.

> But they have a handy comparison doc --
> http://superbeast.ucsd.edu/~landry/ArX/codecon/img0.html

Thanks for the pointer! That's probably Walter's presentation done on
codecon IIRC.

Karel Gardas                  kgardas at objectsecurity.com
ObjectSecurity Ltd.           http://www.objectsecurity.com

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