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developerWorks: How to Use Subversion with Eclipse

Jul 14, 2006, 11:30 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Chris Herborth)

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"A stock Eclipse installation has integrated support for CVS, a popular open source change-management system. The abilities of CVS, and its limitations, are well known, but many groups have been investigating other version-control systems to provide better scaling, better support for merging changes and branching versions, and better support for binary file formats.

"Subversion (SVN) is a popular replacement for CVS, offering improved performance (courtesy of intelligent local caching and a database back end), easy and fast branching, and an answer to every one of the shortcomings that people often run into while using CVS..."

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