From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-06-08 18:37:47
"Edward Diener" <eddielee_at_[hidden]> writes:
> David Abrahams wrote:
>> "Edward Diener" <eddielee_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> David Abrahams wrote:
>>>> "Edward Diener" <eddielee_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> I will look at the WinCVS site to see if there are NGs or mailing
>>> lists that might help me out.
>> Suit yourself; I'm trying to suggest that you not waste your time, at
>> least as first, and instead dig into http://cvsbook.red-bean.com/
> Thanks for the link.
> Do realize that people are different and that my programming preference is
> almost always to use a GUI interface over command lines as long as the GUI
> interface lets me do what I want to accomplish.
I do realize that. I have the same preference, but I found WinCVS to
be somewhat opaque and mysterious until I learned the command-line
> Of course I write actual code in a fancy editor just like everyone
> else <g>. I will dig into the .pdf version of the link first,
> although my initial reaction to CVS was not joyful, but I am sure it
> can not be that arcane to use.
Maybe it is, but I think it's better than trying to learn CVS the
other way. Once you understand CVS itself, there are any number of
front-ends (WinCVS, emacs vc and pcl-cvs modes, something that
integrates with the windows file browser - I forget the name) that
you can use and will make total sense.
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