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Re: Triple login required by svn+ssh and dynamic IP address for server

From: Brass Tilde <brasstilde_at_insightbb.com>
Date: 2005-06-06 14:32:03 CEST

> I'm testing SVN and plan to transition to SVN from CVS. Before
> getting to my main question, can anyone tell me (honestly) why should
> I move to SVN while CVS is still commonly use out there in the open
> source community?

Unless the "everybody's using it" argument has gained some credibility since I used it as a kid ("all my friends are doing it"), I
think you've started to answer your own question:

> My company just started to use CVS not long ago and now we find SVN works
> much better especially the binary files part.

You've found that Subversion works much better. Does it work *so* much better that it's worth migrating your internal stuff over to
it, while still retaining CVS knowledge and usage for the other projects which you don't control?

> Moving to SVN means we have to use SVN for our internal development
> and still retain CVS for development in the open source like
> sourceforge and many others.

FWIW, SourceForge is planning to implement Subversion, apparently alongside CVS, as an option for a repository there.

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