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Advogato: CVS mixed-tagging for massive Open Source Project Management

Feb 21, 2001, 20:58 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Luke Leighton)

"I emailed [worldforge] a while back about using cvs in a dual-checkout mode."

"I needed to do a small development branch on a project I am doing, so I tried it out. It works! Here's the [accurate] description of the necessary cvs commands."

"This article is of interest to people who use cvs, are working on a massive open source project - thousands or millions of lines, with several inter-dependent components, several developers and tens of man-years of development effort."

"You think this isn't a problem? That's because your project is too small. Wait a few years, you'll find out what I'm talking about."

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