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Tuesday January 04, 2005
04:46 PM

On CVS

[ #22567 ]

the sourceforge cvs is way too slow
i'd like to kick it hard right in the ass
i'd like to cast it off one day, you know
but that decision's been made in the past

to move to a new system would take time
but hm, and yet, more than we waste right now?
our tools, our processes, what hill to climb!
it gives me pause, it furrows up my brow

my fantasy is switching to perforce
or maybe give subversion a good try
my nightmare is that either would be worse
like pulling the speck out of one's own eye

it's hard to know if one would be a log
and so, instead, we watch the server bog

(I normally don't have the time to write sonnets, but funny how for some reason, today I did!)

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  • my fantasy is switching to perforce
    or maybe give subversion a good try
    my nightmare is that either would be worse
    like pulling the speck out of one's own eye

    I felt much the same way a year and a half ago. After living with subversion since then I find it rather scary that I used CVS for so long. If you are anything like me you'll quickly find that you were so used to CVS's deficiencies that you didn't realise how much it was crippling you.

    So - give subversion (or svk, or darcs, or even arch :-) a tr