Bitkeeper in Linuxdevelopment :(

Florian Weimer Weimer at CERT.Uni-Stuttgart.DE
Wed Feb 6 19:45:56 UTC 2002

Bernhard Reiter <bernhard at> writes:

> From today:
> |  Linus, meanwhile, is moving on with 2.5.4-pre1. This is the first
> | patch that Linus has produced with Bitkeeper,
> It somehow worries me, that non-free software now is at the core
> of the prominent Free Software kernel linux.

Personally, I do not care much about the software Mr. Torvalds uses.
But I wonder if this choice forces (or persuades) other developers to
use proprietary software, too.

Is the format of BitKeeper changesets defined somewhere, except in the

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