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Re: Perforce vs CVS

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Matthew Persico
July 26, 2000 17:06
Re: Perforce vs CVS
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Russ Allbery wrote:
> Nick Ing-Simmons <> 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).

Wait a minute. I've done exclusive locks in CVS. It's just not the

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> Russ Allbery (             <>

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