[Bf-committers] Subversion <-> CVS
Thu, 6 May 2004 16:34:56 -0400
Please stay with CVS :)
On May 6, 2004, at 8:34 AM, <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> Stefan Arentz, the person who's upgrading the GForge version for our
>> projects site, likes to know if we don't want to switch to Subversion
>> Now, before all techie wizzkids here start jumping on the topic, I'd
>> like to see a couple of things sorted out, especially to prevent
>> adopting a system that's not supported well.
>> - can anyone simply tell me what - for our daily coding practice -
>> Subversion would offer extra?
> The most important reasons for me to switch over to Subversion would
> - version history on directories
> - renaming of files
> - moving files (now this is possible with some ugly cvs surgery which
> only a cvs admin can do if I'm correct).
> The above 3 items would've been useful in the past in a couple of
> situations and I'm sure it will be useful in the future.
> Another important feature Subversion has is atomic commits. This means
> that if a connection at some point during a commit action is broken,
> the entire commit will not come through in the repository; the
> repository will remain consistent.
> With regards,
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