Subject: CVS is not really a good system CM tool when stand-alone...
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From: Greg A. Woods <email@example.com>
Date: 01/10/2000 14:11:06
[ On Tuesday, January 11, 2000 at 00:09:18 (+1100), Simon Burge wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Bringing CVS Into the Tree
> CVS can also be a very good tool for configuration management (stuff in
> /etc, etc :)
Unless you're using a tool like GNU cf-engine and managing the cf-engine
input sources with CVS then CVS is more of a pain in the butt for system
CM. Just use RCS (or one of the available SCCS clones) -- such tools
are more than capable enough for the basics.
> - one could argue on production boxes that CVS could be
> more useful than the C compiler.
only if you also handle lots of "source" code of one sort or another...
> You don't need to be able to compile
> for CVS to be useful.
Greg A. Woods
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