[p4] Moving from CVS to Perforce

Arnt Gulbrandsen arnt at gulbrandsen.priv.no
Wed Oct 31 07:53:16 PST 2001


Todd Short <tshort at cisco.com>
> Have there been any significant changes to CVS since then
> (of course, I don't know what version they are running...). 

AFAICT, here are the significant changes to CVS since the late bronze age:

 1. A performance improvement when it stopped exec'ing RCS.
 2. A security improvement when it became impossible to tell the CVS
    server where its CVS root is.
 3. A new feature when 'cvs annotate' was built in.

--Arnt



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