Ulrike Amoore writes "elego Software Solutions GmbH is pleased to announce the first
product release of
Distributed CVS 1.0. The Distributed Concurrent Versions System
(DCVS) extends the well-known version control system CVS and the file
distribution and synchronization program CVSup with functionality to
distribute CVS repositories with local lines of development. DCVS
handles synchronization of the distributed repositories
automatically in the background.
The code is freely distributable under the GNU and BSD style
licenses (for the CVS and CVSup part, respectively).
Release 1.0 of DCVS contains a lot of important new and improved
o import of CVS 1.12.12
o simplified dcvs setup
o GUI support for DCVS
o use of standard cvs workspace format
o 100% compatibility to standard CVS clients
o installation packages for FreeBSD, Debian Linux, Redhat Linux,
SunOS, Mac OS X
o installation file for Windows 2000
o unification and simplification of the replication machanism (CVSup)
o support for client declarations in dcvs_config
o improved documentation: DCVS FAQ, DCVS cm rules, DCVS setup in
30 minutes, change sets and snapshots.
o miscellaneous bug fixes
The projects homepage
provides options to download DCVS, access to release notes, bug
tracking and further information.
Advantages of DCVS: DCVS benefits of all advantages of CVS. For
existing CVS support the migration is very easy. The koncepts of
changesets and snapshots improve the branching of CVS.
There is another DCVS release scheduled for the first quarter
of 2006. This release will contain a few improvements and include the
correction of all known bugs.
We would be very pleased to receive many reactions and feedbacks to the 1.0
release until this date!
Presently the commercial Configuration Management System for
distributed software development DCCS is in development at elego's.
DCCS (Distributed Change Control Solutions) is based on DCVS and
provides the functionalities version control, bug tracking, issue
control, change control and process control.
About elego Software Solutions GmbH
elego Software Solutions GmbH, founded in 2000, provides advice and
support in all questions of analysis, organization, and optimization of
the software development process with a special focus on version
control and configuration management.
elego Software Solutions GmbH, Ohmstraße 9, 10179 Berlin