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

by eric256 (Parson)
on Oct 05, 2004 at 01:00 UTC ( #396443=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

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SVN throws a big wrench in that, as when you make commits and updates in that fashion, and then want to update everything else in a checkout, it doesn't check the files that are there against the repository, it just says.. well you updated to this revision and I'm not going to second guess you.

What? I may not realy understand what you are saying but I recently learned the joy of version control using SVN. I must say it works quite well. It allows you to commit single files (or directories). You can then also update your other files. If you updated a file it checks it agianst the repository to make sure that the version you started with is the same version currently commited. I can't seem to get my head around what you are trying to say it does.

Eric Hodges
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[Corion]: usemodperl: No, asking is not unreasonable. Insisting that it must always keep working for you is unreasonable.
[Corion]: But again, you haven't explained why your users need to download, or why they need to download via http, or why you can't host the SSL-stripper yourself.
[choroba]: Wait a second. Does shutting down mean the cpan clients can no longer use their urllist?
[usemodperl]: i'm under no obligation to explain myself mommy, and i'm not insisting, just asking a simple question
[Veltro]: So, I'm confused on the matter actually. There are locked-down computers, but they need updates. How does that work? Isn't that contradictary?
[usemodperl]: EXACTLY
[usemodperl]: and the https only situation makes it even worse
[Veltro]: How is that 'exactly'. Locked-down means you don't change or update. So why do you need to access CPAN?
[Corion]: choroba: Heh - I think that's an interesting situation - you can't bootstrap a vanilla Perl then via CPAN, as IO::Socket::SSL is not in core, but also can't be installed from a cpan client. You need a wget/curl with SSL built-in to do that :)
[usemodperl]: i was thinking of forcing something like to proxy from meta but they seem all https too :-/

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