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Re: VCS systems on linux

On Fri, Dec 01, 2006 at 11:45:04AM -0800, John L Fjellstad wrote:
> Well, not exactly.  CVS only does vcs-per-file.  That is, it doesn't
> know anything about the interrelationship between files.
> The new generation vcs', like subversion and arch does keep track of
> batches of dependencies.  That is, say you change file A and B (which
> depends on each other), and check them in together, then in Subversion,
> they have the same version number. So, if you check out by version
> number, you will get all the files (and older) that got checked in for
> that version. 
> OTOH, if you are checking out a specific file, I don't know any vcs that
> will check out all files that this specific file depend on. 

Actually, subversion versions the entire repository.



Roberto C. Sanchez

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