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Re: Concurrent versioning = spawn of the devil?

From: Ruslan Sivak <rsivak_at_istandfor.com>
Date: 2006-11-08 16:27:34 CET

I'm not sure about your username and password, but tortoise remembers my
username and pw just fine. Of course we're using apache/svnserve for
the backend, not ssh, but I don't see why there should be a difference.

Russ

Eric wrote:
> At 01:38 AM 11/8/2006, Kenneth Porter wrote:
>
> <KP>>>>>Tell us what arguments he uses. Odds are that his opposition
> stems from a misunderstanding.<<<<<
>
> He simply says that concurrent versioning is too dangerous, merging is
> too difficult and too much subject to error. He says that we are
> exposing our clients to too much risk if we subject their code to that
> kind of an environment.
>
> It's not helping that we can't see when a file is locked until we try
> to check it in. I know ... the answer is "don't lock the damn thing"
> ... but that falls on deaf ears, I get "I'm not checking ANYTHING out
> unless I can lock it and keep all you jabronis out of it!".
>
> The issues we're having with SmartSVN, mostly the one about SmartSVN
> hanging up on us when trying to check in a locked file, are really
> making him dig in his heels.
>
> I will have to revisit TortoiseSVN and see if I can get that to
> work... the problem there is that it doesn't remember my login name
> and password and so I have to enter my password just about every time
> I change directories, gets REALLY old after about the third or fourth
> time. For now we are trying to do this using login and password
> rather than SSH public/private keys, to ease client use, but I guess
> I'll have to revisit that.
>
> Are there any other GUIs besided SmartSVN and Tortoise? I wasn't able
> to find any...
>
>
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