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Re: CVS - setup reserved checkout

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: CVS - setup reserved checkout
Date: Fri, 12 Oct 2001 12:15:52 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Friday, October 12, 2001 at 04:05:42 (GMT), Bryon Lape wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: CVS - setup reserved checkout
> The benefits add up to zero.  Now, if it did method locking, that would be 
> helpful,
> protective AND productive.  Without some sort of locking, having developers 
> waste
> time with doing merging by hand is counterproductive.

Obviously you've missed the point about how rare merging (automatic or
by hand) is necessary in practice.....

Perhaps you should ask the developers participating in any of the large
freeware projects using CVS just how often they "waste" any time doing
merging tasks.

                                                        Greg A. Woods

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