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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • Keep us updated on your thoughts and usage issues. I recently got turned on to the idea of converting to SVN after being exposed to is in the modperl/Apache::Test dev lists.

    I like the web interface a lot better and getting source through a proxy via http:https rulez, but having a copy of Apache2 around just for it seems like a pain, altough I hear CVSWeb groks SVN now too.

    I still can't get my brain to accept how tagging and branching works without a branch/tag command. :-) The other thing that bugs me still is the revision numbers vs. $Id$ in CVS.
    • and getting source through a proxy via http:https rulez, but having a copy of Apache2 around just for it seems like a pain

      You don't need to have Apache2 around to use Subversion, just for the webdav stuff (though Apache2 and mod_perl 2 are nearly mature.) You can set up svnserve (ie. svn: urls) which is the most efficient, its analogous to pserver, with less suck and more security. You can also use svn over ssh ( svn+ssh:) like CVS does.

      There's also a few CVSWeb like things out there. WebSVN [schwern.org] is o

      • OK, you've put it another way that makes sense [to me]. I'm installing it now on my dev box. :-) It just so happens I'm working on a new set of modules, so it's a good time to migrate.

        I took a look at your WebSVN. Is it me, or is it slooooooooow?

        Thanks,
        -=Chris
      • This also means that since every file has the same revision you can use $Revision$ as a project-wide $VERSION in all your .pm files.

        I'm presuming that's if you want version numbers of the form 1.49 and so far haven't moved up to 2.0. What do you do if you want to call a release of your module 2.0?

        --
        J. David works really hard, has a passion for writing good software, and knows many of the world's best Perl programmers