[Tutor] Off Topic: Revision control system

R. Alan Monroe amonroe at columbus.rr.com
Thu Apr 1 19:47:05 EST 2004

>> vi testfile.py
>> ./testfile.py
>> cp testfile.py testfile2.py
>> vi testfile2.py
>> ./testfile2.py
>> cp testfile2.py testfile3.py
>> vi testfile3.py
>> etc
>> I keep copying so I don't destroy something that works.
>> Now my question is, do you folks use any sort of revision control system
>> on linux ? I've had a look at CVS and RCS but both seem a bit over the
>> top for my needs.

Makes you wish for the good old VMS way of life. For those that
haven't used it, when you save with the same filename, the filesystem
automatically makes file.py;1, file.py;2, etc. You could set the
number of versions to keep (I think) per directory.


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