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From Vadim Gritsenko <va...@reverycodes.com>
Subject Re: CVS and Subversion
Date Fri, 11 Jun 2004 12:21:49 GMT
Ceki Gülcü wrote:

> Heu.., a couple of questions from the totally ignorant (me).
>
> 1) what is an atomic commit? Do I need to wear a 
> irradiation-protective suit to use it?


"Atomic" as in "transaction" -- either all or nothing, should not crash 
in-between. I've not seen such crashes with CVS, but apparently other 
people encountered them.


> 2) How easy is it to migrate an existing CVS repo to subversion?


infra has nifty scripts to convert everything including branches and 
history.

Vadim


> Thanks in advance for your response, even if it is RTFM.
>
> At 01:04 PM 6/11/2004, Brian McCallister wrote:
>
>> I think the best way to sell Subversion is "atomic commits" and 
>> "move/rename keeps history" (big seller to the Java "we love cheap 
>> rename in [Eclipse | IDEA | JDEE]" crowd) ;-)
>>
>> Now we just need to talk about adding dummy -dP flags to update so 
>> that I can stop getting errors...
>>
>> Did I mention "atomic commits" ?
>>
>> -Brian
>>
>> ps: atomic commits
>

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