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Re: CVS Pros/Cons

From: Kevin Layer
Subject: Re: CVS Pros/Cons
Date: Thu, 12 Feb 2004 09:11:14 -0800

Donald Sharp \(sharpd\) <address@hidden> wrote:

>> >Check-outs and commits are not atomic. The repository
>> >will not become corrupt, but if you are checking in a
>> >number of files and one file fails, the system does
>> >not roll back the other files in the repository to
>> >their state before the checkin. Similarly, CVS can't
>> >roll back an update operation if it generates a
>> >conflict.
>> I've seen scripts that take care of this problem.  Wouldn't be that hard
>> for someone to write something like this ontop of cvs.

"Wouldn't be that hard" is an overstatement.  To close the harzard
completely would be hard, otherwise it would have been done already.


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