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All the Perl that's Practical to Extract and Report

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  • We've been evaluating commercial options here for a short while. Our requirement for this is to work on both Unix and Windows, so all the open source options are out. Candidates have been Perforce, Bitkeeper, MKS, AccuRev, PVCS and probably others.

    The most interesting looking tool appears to be AccuRev. It appears to be very simple to use, yet have a powerful branching model. I'll try and report more fully on it when we start doing a proper eval.
    • How can you rule out open source on that account?

      The CVS client [cvshome.org] for Windows tortoiseCVS [tortoisecvs.org] is actually quite ok - I expect you a familiar with the Unix client.

      I understand if you have special requirements, but you do not list them here, so it is hard to say.
      • You're right, I didn't list them as I've listed them before in my journal. Basically we need fixed branching and merging along with ease of use for the Windows guys. And it needs to easily support very large projects (which is somewhere that SVN currently falls down I believe).