Beefy Boxes and Bandwidth Generously Provided by pair Networks
Your skill will accomplish
what the force of many cannot
 
PerlMonks  

Re^2: My preferred version control system is...

by Nkuvu (Priest)
on May 16, 2008 at 18:18 UTC ( #686989=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: My preferred version control system is...
in thread My preferred version control system is...

I've only used ClearCase and Subversion as well. And ClearCase was my first version control system I'd ever used, so I didn't have a very good basis for comparison.

But I do have to say that I had decent results with using ClearCase. The 'find' and 'describe' commands were complex enough to write Perl scripts as a wrapper, which led to additional scripts that would do things like listing which files changed between given labels. In short, I found that ClearCase was fairly easy to deal with on the command line, and haven't yet gotten up to speed on the same level with Subversion.

But what I'm really curious about is why a given version control system is better than another. Hmm. Maybe a Meditation-worthy question (but pretty OT to Perl itself).


Comment on Re^2: My preferred version control system is...

Log In?
Username:
Password:

What's my password?
Create A New User
Node Status?
node history
Node Type: note [id://686989]
help
Chatterbox?
and the web crawler heard nothing...

How do I use this? | Other CB clients
Other Users?
Others meditating upon the Monastery: (7)
As of 2014-12-29 10:36 GMT
Sections?
Information?
Find Nodes?
Leftovers?
    Voting Booth?

    Is guessing a good strategy for surviving in the IT business?





    Results (186 votes), past polls