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Re: early reflections on subversion methodology

From: Martin Tomes <lists_at_tomes.org>
Date: 2005-07-29 13:08:53 CEST

Thomas Beale wrote:
> Miha Vitorovic wrote:
>> news <news@sea.gmane.org> wrote on 29.07.2005 11:23:16:
>> I see your point, but don't buy it. You argue, that the tool is bad,
>> because it does not force everyone to "do things the right way" (even
>> though the jury is still out on what "the right way" is).
> I have not said that the tools is bad, quite the reverse. If I thought
> itwas bad, our community of hundreds of developers would not be using
> it. What I said was that it does not go the full way to implementing
> some desirable CM behaviour.

Subversion (like CVS) isn't a Configuration Management System, it is a
revision control system. A proper CMS would include issue trackers,
build systems... the list goes on.

Have you looked at Trac? It gives you some of this, but you will still
have to provide standards to work to and build tools yourself.

Martin Tomes
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