gdiethelm at dcv.cl
Wed Nov 9 17:50:01 CET 2011
> Could you explain what the essential disadvantage of having multiple repos,
> each working with their own master branch and supporting branches as
> required, and a single repo with multiple organized branches?
I think it boils down to common practice and the principle of least surprise. I believe it is far more common to see projects with a single repository and multiple branches, than ones where each main version is kept on a separate repo.
The flow presented at http://nvie.com/posts/a-successful-git-branching-model/ has become so common that there is a standard tool to implement it: https://github.com/nvie/gitflow which is used in many different projects. So I think using this workflow gains you appreciable standardization and common knowledge. Also see http://jeffkreeftmeijer.com/2010/why-arent-you-using-git-flow/
My 2 cents.
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