daniel+bsd at pelleg.org
Mon Jan 5 10:22:51 PST 2004
"Shawn Guillemette" <shawn at guillemette.org> writes:
> Once apon a time I worked for a company that had used somthing called "RCS" to protect files from being writen to by more then one user at the same time.
> Im now in a situation where that would become helpful. I have read the man pages on RCS and looked for documantation on the web including the FreeBSD diary site and wanted to post to you all to see if anyone had any links to some good documentation on this. Even how-to's would be great.
Nowadays most people use CVS, which can be thought of as a wrapper to RCS
(and actually was implemented this way at first IIRC). It does not have
exclusive locking like RCS does, but for most scenarios this is not a
problem. If the way it handles conflicts is acceptable to you, this would
be a good resource to learn about it:
More information about the freebsd-questions