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Accurev pros and cons over CVS/SVN

Arjun Reddy
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Hi,

Could anybody who have used both give their input please? I am very curious to know. We are going to start using Accurev soon

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Jeanne Boyarsky
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It is a workflow tool and has more features than CVS/SVN

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I first heard about it in your post; it isn't in widespread use.
The website says it is intended to be a replacement for Rational ClearCase. Almost everyone I know that has used ClearCase has bad things to say about it. Some are product specific. And some are a workflow tool injecting itself into how you do source control.

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I have worked with accurev and faced a lot of issues. The workflow idea is great, but there were some problems with the sync. Why not GIT? you can build a workflow too.


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