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Re: Use of CVS on large scales

From: Greg A. Woods
Subject: Re: Use of CVS on large scales
Date: Fri, 8 Jun 2001 12:59:34 -0400 (EDT)

[ On Friday, June 8, 2001 at 09:30:01 (-0400), Donald Sharp wrote: ]
> Subject: Re: Use of CVS on large scales
> CVS starts to break down( ie become unuseable ) with
> over a 100 developers actively developing at a single time.
> This is related to how cvs does file locking inside of 
> the repository when people commit/update/checkout in the
> repository.

*AND* if you have large modules.  There shouldn't be any issue if you
have many small modules...

> Another good advantage of Clearcase is the multisite capabilities.
> If you have developers working at a large number of remote 
> sites, you might want to think seriously about this.  Especially
> if they are connected at a relatively slow ethernet speeds
> or their connection can be unreliable

that's where I'd recommend BitKeeper over CVS -- it's just getting ready
for prime time, but has infinitely better multi-site capabilities than
anything else I've ever heard of....

                                                        Greg A. Woods

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