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Re: Re: General--Mathematica and Subversion

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  • Subject: [mg71901] [mg69704] Re: [mg69668] Re: [mg69655] General--Mathematica and Subversion
  • From: "Owen, HL \(Hywel\)" <h.l.owen at>
  • Date: Sun, 3 Dec 2006 06:26:15 -0500 (EST)

>> I thought Workbench was designed to work with Subversion, rather than
>> replace it??
>As said, I haven't tested Wolfram's Workbench.
>It is quite possible that Workbench uses subversion as version control 
>backend, but it might use another system, or make it an option.
>Subversion itself uses two different backends (BerkeleyDB and FSFS
since 2004) 
>leading to architectural choices when implementing what might be
>as a service.
>Since Workbench is Eclipse-based, you must somehow realize the high
degree of  
>modularity for this kind of software application.

We have started to use Workbench for our software development. Workbench
includes CVS support out-of-the-box. Subversion support requires you to
use a plugin - we use Subclipse, which works really well.
(Remember that Workbench is basically Eclipse with a Wolfram wrapper
around it - all the Eclipse plugins should work in Workbench).

I can send round some documentation if anyone wants it.


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