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Date: 2004-12-20 (08:27)
From: Peter Busser <busser@m...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [OT] Rant about VCS
On Friday 17 December 2004 21:27, Paul Snively wrote:
> On Dec 17, 2004, at 12:01 PM, Alex Baretta wrote:
> > My problem is that the project is so extensive that we use an ocaml
> > program to generate the Makefiles and a bash script to appropriately
> > configure findlib before anything gets done.
> >
> > I think we'll manage with darcs, but really I begin to understand why
> > Linus went proprietary with Bitkeeper.
> It really does sound as though you're edging from "version control"
> into "configuration management." If that's the case, you may want to
> look at Arch and its surrounding tools. In particular, the
> documentation at
> <
> projects.html>, "Multi-tree Projects and Configuration Management,"
> might be helpful to you.

If you're talking about Software Configuration Management, then in my (not 
so?) humble opinion there is no better freeware tool than Aegis 
( at the moment. I've been using Aegis to manage a  
1.5MLOC project with 8 developers and it worked really well. But of course 
your mileage may vary.