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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
> <http://www.gnu.org/software/gnu-arch/tutorial/multi-tree-
> 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 
(aegis.sourceforge.net) 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.