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Re: Shredding private/confidential information?

From: Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2009a_at_ryandesign.com>
Date: Tue, 28 Apr 2009 07:37:33 -0500

On Apr 28, 2009, at 07:23, Andrey Repin wrote:

> Greetings, Steven!
>
>> If switching to CVS solves any problem, than SVN has failed it's
>> mission :p
>
> No, you didn't got the point.
> Both CVS and SVN designed to PRESERVE files, they both not intended
> to store
> files which at one point could be in need of complete elimination.
> However, CVS more friendly to it due it's storage format.

But here again you are talking about storage in the repository, which
is not the OP's concern. His concern is with the creation of
temporary copies of sensitive files in the working copy. Since CVS
doesn't have the pristine copies Subversion has, it may be seen as
being better than Subversion on this issue. However, when updating, I
don't know what CVS does; it may also create temporary files as
Subversion does, and might thus be no better.

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