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Comparison Subversion vs CVSNT

Comparison Subversion vs CVSNT

Comparison Subversion vs CVSNT

I am trying to compare Subversion vs CVSNT given the folowing parameters:

2)Disk Space Requirement
3)Runtime Memory Requirement
4)OS Platforms
6)Ease of Install
7)Ease of Administration
8)Revision History
9)File Locking
10)File Merging
11)Support for Different File Formats

Pleae advice on some/all(if possible) parameters.

RE: Comparison Subversion vs CVSNT

I can't answer all those points but I'll address a couple:

1) Both are free
4) Both run on Linux, Windows and OS X
5) On Windows, TortoiseCVS and TortoiseSVN are useful GUI tools that plug into Windows Explorer. Most IDEs will support both also.
8) Renaming files in SVN will keep its previous history. I don't believe this is the case with CVSNT (it certainly isn't in CVS itself)
10) File merging in SVN is an atomic operation, so that there's no such thing as a partial, interrupted merge. It succeeds or it doesn't.
11) CVS doesn't handle binary files very well (and I haven't seen anything to say that CVSNT does any different). SVN is much better for handling binary files (as-in a fresh copy of the file isn't stored each time: it can save diffs between versions to conserve disk space).

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