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Re: Is there a mean to set up cvs to check-out methods?

From: Noel Yap
Subject: Re: Is there a mean to set up cvs to check-out methods?
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2002 03:51:58 -0700 (PDT)

--- Cristian Romanescu 
> I have a request from my boss, to find a mean to
> check-out from the
> repository not files, but at method level. Is there
> a way to set-up cvs to
> do that?
> From my understanding of CVS, it cannot do that,
> because it merely works
> with files and does not have the knowledge of
> sourcefiles...I had to ask,
> maybe someone did have same problem with me...

CVS does work on a file level (aside from a diff
option I recently found, it knows nothing about the
contents of the files).  This shouldn't be a problem
since most compilers and people work on a file level. 
Why does your boss want to version methods?

> BTW....I hear that IBM developed such a tool, does
> anyone know which is?

Visual Age did this.  AFAIK, IBM saw the error of its
ways and moved towards the more traditional file-based


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