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Re: CVS and traditional source control

From: Larry Jones
Subject: Re: CVS and traditional source control
Date: Tue, 16 Jan 2001 12:51:33 -0500 (EST)

address@hidden writes:
> Hello,   I'm completely new to CVS and versioning so please be nice. 
> How does one use CVS whilst maintaining the advantages of the more 
> traditional approach of migrating code from a development environment 
> once unit tested to a test environment for system and cycle testing 
> and ultimatley to a release environment for actually using? My 
> concern is about losing control of what goes into test and release 
> and when it goes in there.     As I've confessed this is all a bit 
> new to me so I apologise if the question is, as I suspect, missing 
> the point of versioning, if so please enlighten me. Many thanks in 
> advance for your time.

Typically, you use tags to mark the current test and production versions
of each file and then checkout (or update) with those explicit tags to
create the corresponding environment.

-Larry Jones

What a waste to be going to school on a morning like this. -- Calvin

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