Bug#445866: ITP: perforce -- closed source revision control system - Debian

This is a discussion on Bug#445866: ITP: perforce -- closed source revision control system - Debian ; On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 03:41:21PM -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote: > Given the great abundance of revision control systems already packaged > for Debian, what is the point of adding another? I don't see the relevance of this ...

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  1. Bug#445866: ITP: perforce -- closed source revision control system

    On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 03:41:21PM -0400, Roberto C. Sánchez wrote:
    > Given the great abundance of revision control systems already packaged
    > for Debian, what is the point of adding another?


    I don't see the relevance of this argument, really, but if you really think
    it's a problem: What if someone needed to access an existing Perforce
    repository?

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  2. Re: Bug#445866: ITP: perforce -- closed source revision control system

    On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 11:15:38PM +0200, Steinar H. Gunderson wrote:
    > On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 03:41:21PM -0400, Roberto C. Snchez wrote:
    > > Given the great abundance of revision control systems already packaged
    > > for Debian, what is the point of adding another?

    >
    > I don't see the relevance of this argument, really, but if you really think
    > it's a problem: What if someone needed to access an existing Perforce
    > repository?
    >

    I did not realize that this was only for the client.

    Regards,

    -Roberto

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  3. Re: Bug#445866: ITP: perforce -- closed source revision control system

    On 08-Oct-07, 16:15 (CDT), "Steinar H. Gunderson" wrote:
    > On Mon, Oct 08, 2007 at 03:41:21PM -0400, Roberto C. S??nchez wrote:
    > > Given the great abundance of revision control systems already packaged
    > > for Debian, what is the point of adding another?

    >
    > I don't see the relevance of this argument, really, but if you really think
    > it's a problem: What if someone needed to access an existing Perforce
    > repository?


    They could download and install the client from Perforce?

    Steve

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