[cvsnt] Re: Version number change

David Somers dsomers at omz13.com
Wed Jul 13 00:09:55 BST 2005

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Tony Hoyle wrote:

>> Will there be a way to generate RCS files so tools which depend upon the
>> RCS files (viewcvs, cvsgraph, etc.) will still work?
> There will be a command to dump a file as RCS format but it may not be
> exact.. you should be able to run cvsgraph across it and get something
> sane though.

Sane, excellent.
(And pretty useful for doing regression testing too!)

> viewcvs will probably need some work but it has plugins already and
> adding a cvsnt-3.0 one will be easy enough when the time comes.


>> Is there a roadmap for how you see cvsnt progressing? It would be nice to
>> get an idea of the direction in which its heading (obviously 3.0 will be
>> a big step... but what will come after that... distributed servers?)
> There's a roadmap but it's currently sat on a whiteboard.. :)

That's what whiteboards are for.

> There's some good stuff there.. the next year is planned pretty much.
> We'll have load balanced servers for 2.6, and fully distributed
> read/write servers is possible for 3.0 (ie. I know how it'll work) but
> it's too far ahead to say what priority it'll get.

Drool. Drool.


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