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Whoa! SourceForge to switch to Subversion?!

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2001-09-14 18:31:38 CEST

This passed to me by a co-worker (Kevin Hancock <kevin@collab.net>),
who got it from a SourceForge mailing list.

----- Original Message -----
From: <noreply@sourceforge.net>
To: <noreply@sourceforge.net>
Sent: Friday, September 14, 2001 7:33 AM
Subject: [alexandria - SF Offsite Talk] RE: SF2.5 Database ?

> Read and respond to this message at:
> http://sourceforge.net/forum/message.php?msg_id=232056
> By: echlinm
>
> Moving to pgsql was because mysql doesn't have the features needed
> for Source Forge. Search the arcives of this news group for mysql to
> see why.
>
> But it gets worse folks, we are getting valinux to install as system
> here (I have 2.5 running but we decided it would be more efficient
> to have VA come set up the one wwe will use for more then a demo)
> and they tell us they are moving away from CVS to Subversion. As we
> know Subversion is not based on rcs like cvs is but uses a database
> for storing archives, no longer is there a single file for each file
> archived, but one large file for all archives. This leaves me in a
> bit of a problem since we actually use more then just cvs here but a
> number of other tools that are based on RCS which will leave me
> without the coice of those tools, forcing me to have to retrain all
> staff to use Subversion. Right now I can put my archive files in
> cvs but also maintain them using MKSSI (which has a lot more tools
> available for release management and reporting and metrics and even
> for file handling individual files while my users can use cvs, rsc,
> mkssi, csrcs ... and all be accessing the same archives with no
> problems. (You have to know how to make MKSSI not add the section
> to the archive that points back to the project.)
>
> Mike.
>
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