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Joshua N Pritikin
July 25, 2000 12:08
Re: source control
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On Tue, Jul 25, 2000 at 11:04:18AM -0700, wrote:
> But from what I've heard of Perforce, it sounds like a better tool.

It is, but it's not open source.  I don't care, but maybe some people
do. I say screw them, I think we should use it anyway.  :-)

> What I'd like in a change management system is for everyone in the world
> to be able to update, modify the latest code, and commit their changes
> into a playpen. If we're lucky, then maybe be able to use a pool of
> diverse Sourceforge machines to run make test all over the place. Then
> ask the change mgmt system to generate the patch in a standard format,
> with an id. Then we'll always know what version anything is patched
> against, the patches can be shared with anyone, and we can group them
> into big change sets and talk about them like they're alive and
> slobbering all over the couch in the living room.

I'm with you.  Sounds great.  Maybe perforce would like to kick in some

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