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From:
Russ Allbery
Date:
July 26, 2000 12:45
Subject:
Re: Perforce vs CVS
Message ID:
ylya2oznel.fsf@windlord.stanford.edu
Nick Ing-Simmons <nik@tiuk.ti.com> writes:

> So how does CVS avoid corrupt files when I try and change sv.c from
> Dallas, Sarathy from Canada, and Graham from UK ?

One of you gets the change, the other will need to do an update and merge
and then commit your additional changes.  File integrity locking isn't the
difference; Perforce is apparently letting you do RCS-like exclusive
locking too (which isn't in CVS intentionally).

-- 
Russ Allbery (rra@stanford.edu)             <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>

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