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Proposed Consolidation of JDK 10 OpenJDK Mercurial Repositories

by Michael Redlich Follow 3 Followers on  Oct 21, 2016

Joe Darcy, JDK Engineer at Oracle, proposed a consolidation of the Mercurial (Hg) repositories for JDK 10 OpenJDK to a single repository that sparked a debate over scalability, performance, and other difficulties.

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Mercurial 3.8 Released with New Fast Client for Mercurial Command Server

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  May 07, 2016

Mercurial has reached version 3.8. This release brings cHg a new Mercurial command server client aimed to improve access to Mercurial API and circumvent potential licensing issues. Additionally, Mercurial 3.8 brings improvements to many commands and extensions, and various performance improvements.

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The Demise of Open Source Hosting Providers Codehaus and Google Code

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Mar 22, 2015 1

Open Source project hosting sites like SourceForge, Codehaus and Google Code inspired developers to share their code for projects not associated with a foundation like Apache or Eclipse. Over the past few years, these hosting sites have been superseded by GitHub, to the extent that they are closing down over the next year. InfoQ looks back at their contributions and into the future.

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Bitbucket Launches Snippets for Teams

by Steffen Opel Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 19, 2015

Atlassian's popular source code hosting site Bitbucket launched Snippets for teams, a collaboration oriented solution to "create and manage multi-file snippets of all kinds". Snippets can be created via drag and drop, owned by a user or a team and optionally shared publicly. They are backed by Git or Mercurial repositories and can be managed via a REST API.

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Critical Git and Mercurial Vulnerability on OS X and Windows

by Sergio De Simone Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 19, 2014 2

A critical security vulnerability affecting Git and Mercurial has been announced yesterday, making it possible for an attacker to execute arbitrary commands in the client machine. The vulnerability only affects clients running on OS X (HFS+) and Windows (NTFS, FAT). The Git core team has published new releases for all current versions of Git.

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JetBrains Upsource 1.0: A New Code Reviewing Tool

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Dec 11, 2014

JetBrains has made available Upsource 1.0, a source code collaboration tool for software development teams.

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Facebook makes Mercurial faster than Git

by Alex Blewitt Follow 2 Followers on  Jan 09, 2014 7

Facebook has posted on how they've sped up Mercurial to be five times faster than Git in certain operations. Read on to find out what they have changed, and why it makes such a difference for their setup.

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Windows Azure Updated with Hadoop, HTML5/JS, CORS, PhoneGap, Mercurial and Dropbox

by Anand Narayanaswamy Follow 0 Followers on  Mar 26, 2013

The recently released Windows Azure updates include support for Hadoop service, HTML5/JS, CORS, PhoneGap including Mercurial, Dropbox, CodePlex and Bitbucket deployment integration.

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ThoughtWorks’ Developers Favor Distributed Version Control Systems

by Abel Avram Follow 4 Followers on  Mar 18, 2010 3

Martin Fowler has conducted a survey on ThoughtWorks’ software development mailing list to determine how some of the version control systems (VCS) are perceived by developers. He also wrote a review of most prominent VCSes comparing centralized and distributed systems.

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Article: Distributed Version Control Systems - a guide

by Niclas Nilsson Follow 0 Followers on  May 09, 2008 28

Since Linus Torvalds presentation at Google about git in May 2007, the adoption and interest for Distributed Version Control Systems has been constantly rising. In this article, Sebastien Auvray introduces the concept of Distributed Version Control, see when to use it, why it may be better than what you're currently using, and have a look at three actors in the area: git, Mercurial and Bazaar.

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