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Re: Alternative for binary files

From: Dominik Mierzejewski
Subject: Re: Alternative for binary files
Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2001 02:03:37 +0100
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On Friday, 14 December 2001, Leandro Guimar?es Faria Corsetti Dutra wrote:
> My company is currently using CVS to manage some third-party vendor
> really big, big tree with really many, many very big, big files.
> The result, obviously, is totally unacceptable.  Even one of this
> files may take something like half an hour to check out, and that's
> for "just" around 20 MB.
> I've been investigating the Web for a (free software) alternative, but
> up to now found none.
> So the question is... is there in development for CVS any solution for
> this problem?  Or do anyone here faced a similar problem *and* has
> found a reasonable solution?  BTW, I only need versioning, not
> merging.

SubVersion looks promising, although it's not release quality yet.
It aims to be a better and complete CVS replacement.

Next milestone (0.8) is due today...

PS. I'm in no way involved with the project, so please don't think it's
an advertisement of some kind.
"The Universe doesn't give you any points for doing things that are easy."
        -- Sheridan to Garibaldi in Babylon 5:"The Geometry of Shadows"
Dominik 'Rathann' Mierzejewski <rathann(at)>

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