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Re: visual client

From: Glenn A. Thompson <gthompson_at_cdr.net>
Date: 2002-05-02 05:58:01 CEST


> > IMO, WinCVS has *TOO* many options. It simply exposes the CVS commands and
> > switches without any regard to how the user wants to actually interact with
> > their files/dirs. It is truly an awful piece of software.
> Yes, I agree fully. It would IMHO be much better to look at TortoiseCVS
> (http://www.tortoisecvs.org/) for inspiration, which is a very nice program
> which integrates with Explorer as a shell extension. You don't have access to
> every single feature of CVS (which you get with WinCVS) but it's more than
> enough for day to day use.

I tried tortoisecvs a few months ago and I really liked it for basic daily
stuff. I think I was running version .44. However it would cause explorer
errors to pop up when I did find files. I pulled it for now. I went to the site
again and they have been quite active so maybe it's worth another go at it.

It uses wxWindows which I think was mentioned in this thread.

And they are using ViewCVS so it must be good stuff :-)

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