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Distributed Version Control systems (DVCs) are replacing centralized version systems (CVCs). Our research is trying to uncover the way that DVCs are being used, and how its use differs from CVCs. For the last 23 months we have been mining Linux git repositories in an attempt to understand how they use their DVCs (git). I will describe the challenges of this mining, and provide an overview of how linux uses DVCs.