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Re: RCSs and CFEngine


From: Atom Powers
Subject: Re: RCSs and CFEngine
Date: Tue, 17 Jan 2006 14:52:25 -0800

For SVN I never see the file system it's running on. All my checkout,
update, commit, etc is through webDAV. Simple, universal, and easy to
set ACLs on.

On 1/17/06, Scott Lackey <address@hidden> wrote:
>  I' ve had a pretty good experience using CVS, except when changes get
> merged, that always breaks something and causes a headache, so if you have
> multiple admins accessing the same configs, this could cause a problem. SVN
> is generally better because it has "truly atomic commits" that use the
> features of the filesystem to ensure locks and whatnot. The main problem
> with this, though, is that SVN requries that you not use an NFS or otherwise
> shared partition. It has to be a "real" ufs, ext3 etc.. partition, which
> ruled it out for me more than once. I usually just use CVS and hope for the
> best.
>
>
> On 1/17/06, Marco van Beek <address@hidden > wrote:
> > I came across this a while ago as a nice way of using RCS to help push
> > out CFEngine updates:
> >
> > http://cfwiki.org/cfwiki/index.php/Editfiles_Examples
> >
> > Regards,
> >
> > Marco
> >
> > Atom Powers wrote:
> > > Highly recommended and easy to do.
> > >
> > > I've been using SVN for my repository for several months. I love it.
> > > The only problem I've run into is one time when I changed the location
> > > of my repository and had to manually change my update.conf on each
> > > sysntem to point to the new location (so it could download a new
> > > update.conf).
> > >
> > > I know others have used CVS etc.
> > >
> > > On 1/17/06, Jason Martin < address@hidden> wrote:
> > >
> > >>Has anyone had any good / bad experiences when using a revision
> > >>control system (cvs, arch, subversion, etc) to store CFEngine
> > >>configuration? I know CVS is rather picky about adding /
> > >>deleting directories, and was wondering what experiences others
> > >>have had with various systems.
> > >>
> > >>Thank you,
> > >>-Jason Martin
> > >>--
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> > > --Atom Powers--
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