[cvsnt] Re: CVSNT settings question

Luigi D. Sandon cp at sandon.it
Tue Oct 11 14:59:23 BST 2005

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> the cvs makes a line-by-line comparison of the code.

Of course.

> By module-by-module comparison I mean, comparison of the methods, etc. of a
> class instead of a line-by-line comparison (skipping comments etc.).

CVS does not "understand" Java. It understand text (and binary) files 
only. Or it would be unusable with other file types.

> project has experienced a module-by-module comparison in an earlier cvs

Really? Was it CVS, or something else?

 > But when we are working on the same class and try to update, there 
are > offent some conflicts. It seems like

Bad programming practice. IMHO. How could more than one developer work 
on the *same* class without generating colnflicts? And I do not mean in 
CVS only... :-)


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