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Re: outsider's perspective

From: Kaz Kylheku
Subject: Re: outsider's perspective
Date: Tue, 27 May 2003 13:05:12 -0700 (PDT)

On Tue, 27 May 2003, Steve deRosier wrote:

> Alternatively, since you're a Perl programmer, why not just write a 
> simple script to parse the directories.  You could write two scripts:
> -> This one recursively parses the directories, writing a 
> file (or to stdout) a representation (in text, best if easily human 
> readable) of the directory structure.
> -> This one parses the representation file and creates the 
> directory structure.
> The representation since it is in text _could_ and in this scenario 
> _should_ be checked into CVS and properly versioned.

Or you could just Meta-CVS, which has been out well over a year.

You have the basic idea right, but it takes more than a handful of perl
scripts to make robust, smooth version control application that takes
care of the corner cases and error situations.

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