Re: I am looking for "source code control system" for Linux, is thereany freeware?
From: Alvin Beach (reply_to_at_the_newsgroup.please)
Date: Tue, 08 Feb 2005 02:33:12 GMT
Tomas Carnecky wrote:
> Erik de Castro Lopo wrote:
>> Tomas Carnecky wrote:
>>>perforce (www.perforce.com).. as long as you work on a 'open source'
>>>project, it's free. I have a server installed here at home, and I have
>>>to say it's very powerful... and it has a nice GUI, too (at least for
>>>windows, on linux I use the command line tools).
>> I use perforce in my day job. AFAIAC it fixes CVS's most
>> obvious flaws but introduces a couple of real horrors of
>> its own.
> Could you please elaborate? I'm just curious, better to find out about
> possible problems earlier than later run straight into them :)
What I don't like about CVS is that there is no easy way to rename files or
modules without (1) manually messing with the repository (2) or loosing the
I've heard, but haven't confirmed, the subversion can do this as easy as it
is to checkout a project.