[OT] SalesForce + CVS

David Cantrell david at cantrell.org.uk
Mon Sep 14 18:26:02 BST 2009

On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 04:35:18PM +0100, Dirk Koopman wrote:

> Without getting into religious wars about it, both CVS and SVN are 
> designed for individuals or (very) small teams to be working on one 
> problem at a time on a particular unit of source. A "checkout/update", 
> "develop/fix", "checkin" model. The moment one has more than one 
> individual/group working on the same unit of code, one needs 
> coordination and very careful checking in/updating otherwise one get 
> rapidly into the sort of muddle that you describe. It is very easy to 
> get into the "he whom commits last - wins" syndrome. Except that it 
> quite easy for that to become ".. last - trashes the repository" as well.

You're talking about merge conflicts?  Git doesn't prevent them.

David Cantrell | Reality Engineer, Ministry of Information

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