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Fully supported recursive workspaces

  • Lars Bendix
Selected Position Papers
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 1167)

Abstract

Version control deals with support for making changes. The way traditional systems handle this problem is centered around repositories of immutable versions. However, little or no support is given for controlling change outside of said repositories. We develop a conceptual model which places workspaces on an equal footing of repositories and thus we extend traditional version control support to apply to workspaces too. We show how this model was implemented and report on some of the experiences from its actual use.

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 1996

Authors and Affiliations

  • Lars Bendix
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute for Electronic SystemsAalborg UniversityDenmark

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