hans at fugal.net
Fri Mar 4 17:03:16 MST 2005
There's always cygwin. TortoiseCVS and WinCVS are front ends, and CVS
itself ships as a windows binary too.
On Fri, 4 Mar 2005 at 16:54 -0700, Eric Jensen wrote:
> Anybody tell me how to interact with CVS/GNU Arch repository on a Linux
> server with a Windows client? Any good coding software that supports it?
> Eric Jensen
> Eric Jensen wrote:
> >We've also been looking into CVS or something like. But I am having a
> >hard time even wrapping my head around it for a web development
> >environment. For example, you can't just check out the code into your
> >work folder and hack away since apache needs to feed it out if you
> >want to test it. For self contained projects that each user can run
> >their own instance of, it makes perfect sense. Right now I have it
> >setup so the projects are always checked out into a development
> >directory that apache does serve and when you complete the testing you
> >just commit the files and then run a script that blasts it out to all
> >the appropriate servers. Also changed up the permissions so all
> >coders can work on these files. Which takes away the user tracking
> >functionality of CVS.
> >You can really tell this is our first time with a CVS system. I am
> >very interested in hearing about all the types of CVS-type systems out
> >there and their pros and cons for a web environment. Or even just
> >better ways to lay it out.
> >Eric Jensen
> >Roberto Mello wrote:
> >>On Fri, Mar 04, 2005 at 02:06:12PM -0700, Steve Meyers wrote:
> >>>We're looking into possibly moving to something besides CVS for our
> >>>version control. One we are looking into is GNU Arch.
> >>>Unfortunately, it doesn't seem to be as well documented, and it
> >>>seems it might be a bit immature at this point. It does seem to
> >>>have some cool features though. Is anyone here using it, and if so,
> >>>what are your thoughts?
> >>I wouldn't say immature. It needs polishing, UI, etc. but its design is
> >>the best I've seen so far of the open source batch. And it works well,
> >>very well.
> >>subversion is a pile of hacks. It is made to work, but just enough so
> >>people used to CVS can feel warm and cozy. It does very well at that,
> >>hence the number of old CVS front-ends that have been made to work with
> >>You might want to look at Bazaar, a version of GNU arch focused on
> >>improving arch's UI, usability and front-end-ability. It was created
> >>and maintained by the Canonical (Ubuntu) folks, and will remain as
> >>compatible as possible with regular gnu arch.
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