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From:
Matthew Persico
Date:
July 26, 2000 17:06
Subject:
Re: Perforce vs CVS
Message ID:
397F7E0D.2A13FED3@acedsl.com
Russ Allbery wrote:
> 
> 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).
> 

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

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


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