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vs


Cvs

CVS - Concurrent Versions System - is an open-source version control system

Svn

Use this tag for questions about SVN (Subversion), a centralized open-source revision control system distributed under the Apache License.

Areas work git

Quality Example
Better

"Svn in much better than cvs and have lot of mature tools for every platform"

from question "How can I get CVS to delete a folder I just checked in?"

"That being said i think svn is better in every other respect and you probably shouldn t start a new project with cvs"

from question "Subversion vs CVS"

"Svn is better than cvs because it was designed to be - it s roughly the same thing with some simplications and new features"

from question "Is there any reasonable way to migrate from subversion to cvs?"

"If you use svn then it still okay because svn handles binary files much better than cvs"

from question "Should we store JRE in CVS/SVN?"

"Svn is better than cvs"

from question "Is there any reasonable way to migrate from subversion to cvs?"

"Svn was supposed to be better than cvs but in some areas that didn t work well"

from question "Is there any reasonable way to migrate from subversion to cvs?"

Much better

"Svn is much better then cvs and git or mercurial are even better again"

from question "Would there be a conflict in CVS project in eclipse when using DAO layer"

Others

Quality Example
More popular

"In addition another coworker said cvs was a lot more popular than svn"

from question "* (no title is found for this review)"

Less disk

"Wondering mainly if svn uses less disk space or more than the same in cvs"

from question "Will SVN save me disk space when converted from CVS?"

Bigger

"In this case i converted the cvs to svn and found the file size on the hard drive it was on my own laptop at the time but it was much smaller in svn than in cvs but there could have been some compression applied i dont know but everything on the web said svn would actually be bigger than cvs"

from question "Will SVN save me disk space when converted from CVS?"

Better enviroment

"For all the reasons linked in the comment and elsewhere svn tends to be a much better enviroment than cvs or vss unless you have some weird requirements - so if you can successfully import your history and save the company money i wouldn t see why the bosses wouldn t go for it"

from question "SVN vs VSS vs CVS Comparing HELP"

More useful features

"The other distributed tools are a lot faster svn is slow as hell even cvs can be faster sometimes have much more useful features than svn are developing rapidly while seeing any new feature in svn takes years"

from question "Is there any reasonable way to migrate from subversion to cvs?"

Better system

"I can only guess at the reasons and i don t worry much about the occasional downvote but perhaps some readers think i m advocating cvs as a better system than svn or git"

from question "Reasons to prefer CVS over SVN or Git"

More efficient

"In fact svn does stores binaries a lot more efficient than cvs for more info see the svn-faq"

from question "SVN and binaries"

Easier

"Part of the point of svn was to make the use of branches and merging much easier than in cvs"

from question "Is it possible to change files during checkout from SVN?"

More comparable format

"The first one can be solved by using svn +ssh which is the more comparable format as cvs uses its own protocol as well"

from question "Is there any reasonable way to migrate from subversion to cvs?"

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