[rancid] Re: CVS or SVN?

Saku Ytti saku+rancid at ytti.fi
Sat Mar 22 08:05:19 UTC 2008

On (2008-03-21 12:48 -0700), Eric Cables wrote:

> Just wondering who is using CVS or SVN to manage their RANCID repository.
> Has anyone switched from one to the other, if so, why?

I use CVS and can't migrate to SVN as it lacks way to checkout whole
repository to stdout, which I need for 'grepping' network configuration
for given regexp for arbitrary date.
For SVN I'd need to fork SVN checkout for each file in repo, and it would
make this particular program vastly slower.


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