Author pitrou
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Date 2017-07-17.13:26:27
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> And we regretted that so much that we changed away from it :)

I'm not sure what your reasons were but from my POV (as someone who used to build on Windows from time to time), the two problems were:

1) svn was only used for this while we had migrated to hg

2) svn is darn slow, which neither hg nor git (especially with shallow clones, see "git clone --depth 1") are

I don't think the annoyance itself of having to install git is much to worry about, since 1) it's a one time cost 2) it's quite easy 3) many developers or packagers are bound to already use git for other projects.
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