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Re: Subversion vs. CVS (was Re: Congratulations!)

From: Mike Mason <mgm_at_thoughtworks.net>
Date: 2004-01-08 18:12:32 CET

John Peacock wrote:

> I don't know when you last tried it, but CVSNT is very capable, under
> active development, and supports features that 'base' CVS doesn't
> (like mergepoint processing, which svn doesn't yet handle). CVSNT
> supports multiple authentication methods (SSL, SSPI, etc) and for at
> least a year has had a dedicated lock server (no more lockfiles). The
> server process runs very well under NT4-W2K and the server code
> actually builds and runs under Linux as well (with limited SSPI support).

I tried CVSNT four months ago before deciding to go with Subversion.
Basically, I was trying to do a fairly hefty initial import, and CVSNT
couldn't handle it, giving me hangs during import. I didn't try too hard
to get it to work, though. Subversion worked great first time so I used


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