[Dev] Policy for CVS moves
nbastin at mac.com
Mon May 24 18:15:21 PDT 2004
On May 21, 2004, at 2:38 PM, John Anderson wrote:
> I think it is short sighted to rule out a replacement to CVS. CVS is
> bad, and if we just "put up with it" we'll be stuck forever with a bad
> solution forever.
> I think it makes sense to spend a little time exploring options, learn
> more about alternatives, before deciding it's just too hard to switch.
> Subversion deserves some investigation, as do other alternatives. It
> looks like ViewCVS works with subversion and has Bonsai-like query
> features. I wouldn't be surprised if there is an LXR feature as well
> (however, I use much better alternatives to LXR, so I'd be happy to
> ditch it if we could ditch CVS's bugs and miss features).
I didn't set it up, but we use LXR on ClearCase here, so it's certainly
not irreparably mated to CVS.
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