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Re^2: What's your prefered revision control system?

by Seumas (Curate)
on Oct 02, 2004 at 05:48 UTC ( #395830=note: print w/ replies, xml ) Need Help??


in reply to Re: What's your prefered revision control system?
in thread What's your prefered revision control system?

I am not a professional programmer and my experience with revisioning systems is very limited. My needs were settled this week by installing TortoiseSNV and using it as my entire revisioning system on my home box (using a :localfile: setup). My understanding is that one of the nice things about Subversion is how it handles branching/tags and renaming or moving files and directories. I believe this is either impossible or very difficult in CVS, but common and simple with Subversion.

I know that the Linux kernel devs use BitKeeper and I'm not really sure why that is? I also looked into GNU Arch but it seemed to be fairly obscure, still.

TortoiseSVN will do fine for me right now and if I get to a point where I am able to or need to collaborate with other coders on my projects, I'll finally figure out Subversion (using svnserver, of course - I don't want to install Apache2 just for that).


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Re^3: What's your prefered revision control system?
by jepri (Parson) on Oct 04, 2004 at 05:18 UTC
    I think by now any program that calls itself an RCS will offer morefeatures than the average programmer will ever need.

    Which is why I had the luxury of making my choice based on petty concerns like a pretty client.

    I also used GNU arch for a while, and while it was supposed to be superior based on some measure I didn't quite follow, it was much to difficult to actually use.

    One cute trick I plan to try is to check in my entire home directory, so I can synchronise it on the different computers that I use. I like the idea of being able to recover documents after I have discovered that my improvements haven't.:)

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