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From James Duncan Davidson <dun...@x180.net>
Subject Re: ANT and RCS
Date Thu, 28 Dec 2000 06:47:47 GMT
On 12/27/00 5:55 PM, "Diane Holt" <holtdl@yahoo.com> wrote:

> --- Peter Vogel <pvogel@arsin.com> wrote:
>> BTW, CVS really isn't an RCS wrapper (nor, I believe, is PerForce)
>> rather it re-uses a fairly well-proven delta+storage format from
>> RCS.  Tagging, as well as several other features are not RCS
>> compliant.
> 
> Actually, no, CVS does sit on top of RCS. And Perforce more or less does
> (although they refer to it as a "high-performance reimplentation of RCS).
> Afterall, why reinvent the version-control "wheel"? -- it's all the rest
> of the aspects of SCM that distinguishes the various tools.

Though I seem to recall that both systems could replace RCS with something
else -- well, maybe not command line CVS, but pserver CVS certainly could.
Not that it would be that useful... I'm personally looking forward to
Subversion. :)

http://subversion.tigris.org/index.html

.duncan

-- 
James Duncan Davidson                                        duncan@x180.net
                                                                  !try; do()


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