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From Geir Magnusson Jr <>
Subject Re: AW: Rushing too fast for SVN? was...Re: [VOTE] Switch to SVN
Date Sun, 30 May 2004 16:35:08 GMT

On May 30, 2004, at 10:11 AM, Henri Yandell wrote:

> The only -ve I've found with SVN so far is the tagging. It works well 
> when
> I want to tag a directory, but not when I want to tag a directory and a
> few files in the parent directory.
> This would be a common thing to do when the build system inherits a 
> file
> from higher up, either with Ant or with Maven.
> So my one new penny is to move to SVN with all speed as long as the
> structure fits directory tagging, and to hesitate if it requires more
> complex tagging.

The idea for bringing it up now is that we are moving repositories, and 
since we are going to go to SVN anyway at some point as the ASF moves 
to it, why not now?


> Hen
> On Sun, 30 May 2004, hbaxmann wrote:
>>> But CVS *is* broken in some fairly important ways.  For
>> Do not think, that cvs is _broken_. It is clearly defined as a 
>> successor of
>> rcs. It contributes concurrent access to rcs. As rcs, it is versioning
>> files, and only files. No more fortunately, but no less.
>> bax
>>> TTYL,
>>> Phil
Geir Magnusson Jr                                   203-247-1713(m)

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