[development] FAQ: Why is Drupal still using CVS when X is a much better choice?

Earl Miles merlin at logrus.com
Tue Aug 5 18:33:55 UTC 2008

Steve Scotten wrote:
> Bottom line: I have no desire to become any sort of expert or even 
> semiexpert in version control. I want version control to be a tool 
> subservient to my needs rather than a black hole sucking up my time, 
> attention, and overtaxed brain cells.

You only need three commands:

cvs checkout
cvs commit
cvs tag

You'll need pretty much the same commands with an svn system as well. If 
this is difficult it is only because you're making it so.

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