Perforce

Perforce is a commercial, proprietary, centralized revision control system.

Svn

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



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"Perforce is soooo much faster than svn because all the check-outs are stored on the server so it doesn t have to check every file on an update"

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Perforce for a Subversion user?

"Make sure you re using a source control system that supports branching and merging i ve had experience with perforce and svn and while perforce is better svn is free"

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How do I simultaneously work on version 1.1 and version 2.0?

"Svn works much better when disconnected from the network - with perforce you have to tell the server when you ve done a checkout"

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Perforce for a Subversion user?

Others

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And if you just want something faster or more scalable than svn then just buy a commercial product - i ve used both perforce and rational clearcase and perforce and rational clearcase scale up to huge projects without any problems

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Distributed version control for HUGE projects - is it feasible?

If you want to a little bit further you can imagine use more powerfull scm clearcase perforce ... but maven integration is fewer not well documented and community provide less examples than svn or git

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Multi-component versioning/building best practices

If you have the money ericgorr is right perforce is much nicer to work with then svn

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Which Source Code Management System Suits My Needs Best? Git or SVN? How do you diff excel spreadsheets?

It s been some years since i last time used perforce but i remember it certainly didn t like anyone else messing with its workspaces;svn doesn t like it either

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How to use Svn and Perforce simultaneously

Perforce does have support for many other oses but our non-windows devs feel more comfortable with svn too

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Perforce in a Microsoft Shop

Perforce offers more advanced branching and merging capabilities than svn

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Choosing a source control system: logical next steps after VSS

If anything i find working with svn easier and more intuitive than perforce

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Perforce in a Microsoft Shop

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