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RE: Newbie cvs question - large project

From: Jim.Hyslop
Subject: RE: Newbie cvs question - large project
Date: Mon, 11 Apr 2005 09:51:37 -0400

address@hidden wrote:
> Thanks for the replies. Regarding the 'millions of source 
> files' remark
> - sorry, but what I meant was my project has thousands (2000+) of
> source files, with a combined size (including bitmap resources etc) of
> hundreds of megabytes.
Ah, that sounds much more sane and manageable.

> That said, could you give a tip on what's the
> best way for the programmers to modify the project?
Same as I said the other day - try to break it down into smaller modules
that can be compiled independently.

Also keep in mind that you don't have to do a full checkout every time
someone checks in a file - you only have to update the file(s) that changed.

Jim Hyslop
Senior Software Designer
Leitch Technology International Inc. ( )
Columnist, C/C++ Users Journal ( )

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