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Date: 2004-12-18 (15:00)
From: Sven Luther <sven.luther@w...>
Subject: Re: [Caml-list] [OT] Rant about VCS
On Sat, Dec 18, 2004 at 12:25:31PM +0100, henri dubois-ferriere wrote:
> > Other VCSs such as subversion seem to be so unstable as to severely
> > discourage their use in an industrial project.
> never used it myself, but i've heard lots of positive things from
> people using subversion lately, in particular that it is reliable and
> stable.
> [to the point i'm finally considering switching over from cvs]
> can you elaborate on the instability of subversion?

Well, most of the alternatives used to not be very stable a year or two ago.
There are some troubles in subversions web interface (i think debian used
webcvs or something such), which had the bad habit of locking the database,
but apart from that it is pretty stable, especially since the 1.0 version was


Sven Luther