Re: VCS systems on linux
"Roberto C. Sanchez" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> 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.
But the versions of the files that doesn't get checked in during the
fileset, doesn't get change, does it? From what i understand from the
So, I have fileA, fileB, fileC at v5. I change fileA and fileB, and
check in the set, fileA and fileB has v6 and fileC still has v5.
Now, if I check out v6, I will get fileA, fileB at v6 and fileC at v5.
Am I wrong?
John L. Fjellstad
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