Search Interview Questions
Question: What is CVS useful for?
Answer: CVS is intended to handle source control for files in three major
1. Multiple developers working on the same files.The major advantage of using CVS over the simpler tools like RCS or SCCS is that it allows multiple developers to work on the same sources at the same time.The shared Repository provides a rendezvous for committed sources that allows developers a fair amount of flexibility in how often to publish (via the "commit" command) changes or include work committed by others (via the "update" command).
2. Tracking a stream of releases from a source vendor.If you are making changes to sources distributed by someone else, the CVS feature, called the Vendor Branch, allows you to combine local modifications with repeated vendor releases.I have found this most useful when dealing with sources from three major classes of source vendor:
a. Large companies who send you tapes full of the latest release (e.g. Unix OS vendors, database companies).
b. Public Domain software which *always* requires work.
c. Pseudo-Public sources which may require work. (e.g. GNU programs, X, CVS itself, etc.)
3. Branching development.Aside from the "Vendor Branch", there are three kinds of "branches in development" that CVS can support:
a. Your working directory can be treated as a private branch.
b. A Development branch can be shared by one or more developers.
c. At release time, a branch is usually created for bug fixes.
(See 1D.9 and Section 4C for more info on branches.)
CVS's branch support is a bit primitive, but it was designed to allow you to create branches, work on them for while and merge them back into the main line of development.You should also be able to merge work performed on the main branch into the branch you are working on. Arbitrary sharing and merging between branches is not currently supported.
Question: What is CVS useful for?
CVS is intended to handle source control for files in three major
If you have the better answer, then send it to us. We will display your answer after the approval
Rules to Post Answers in CoolInterview.com:-
|What does CVS stand for? Can you describe it in one sentence?||
Please Note: We keep on updating better answers to this site. In case you are looking for Jobs, Pls Click Here Vyoms.com - Best Freshers & Experienced Jobs Website.
India News Network
Latest 20 Questions
Payment of time- barred debt is:
Consideration is defined in the Indian Contract Act,1872 in: (a) Section 2(f) (b) Section 2(e) (c) Section 2(g) (d) Section 2(d)
Which of the following is not an exception to the rule, "No consideration, No contract": (a) Natural love and affection (b) Compensation for involuntary services (c) Completed gift (d) Agency
Consideration must move at the desire of: (a) The promisor (b) The promisee (c) The promisor or any other party (d) Both the promisor and the promisee
An offer which is open for acceptance over a period of time is: (a) Cross Offer (b) Counter Offer (c) Standing Offer (d) Implied Offer
Specific offer can be communicated to__________ (a) All the parties of contract (b) General public in universe (c) Specific person (d) None of the above
_________ amounts to rejection of the original offer. (a) Cross offer (b) Special offer (c) Standing offer (d) Counter offer
A advertises to sell his old car by advertising in a newspaper. This offer is caleed: (a) General Offer (b) Special Offer (c) Continuing Offer (d) None of the above
In case a counter offer is made, the original offer stands: (a) Rejected (b) Accepted automatically (c) Accepted subject to certain modifications and variations (d) None of the above
In case of unenforceable contract having some technical defect, parties (a) Can sue upon it (b) Cannot sue upon it (c) Should consider it to be illegal (d) None of the above
If entire specified goods is perished before entering into contract of sale, the contract is (a) Valid (b) Void (c) Voidable (d) Cancelled
______________ contracts are also caled contracts with executed consideration. (a) Unilateral (b) Completed (c) Bilateral (d) Executory
A offers B to supply books @ Rs 100 each but B accepts the same with condition of 10% discount. This is a case of (a) Counter Offer (b) Cross Offer (c) Specific Offer (d) General Offer
_____________ is a game of chance. (a) Conditional Contract (b) Contingent Contract (c) Wagering Contract (d) Quasi Contract
There is no binding contract in case of _______ as one's offer cannot be constructed as acceptance (a) Cross Offer (b) Standing Offer (c) Counter Offer (d) Special Offer
An offer is made with an intention to have negotiation from other party. This type of offer is: (a) Invitation to offer (b) Valid offer (c) Voidable (d) None of the above
When an offer is made to the world at large, it is ____________ offer. (a) Counter (b) Special (c) General (d) None of the above
Implied contract even if not in writing or express words is perfectly _______________ if all the conditions are satisfied:- (a) Void (b) Voidable (c) Valid (d) Illegal
A specific offer can be accepted by ___________. (a) Any person (b) Any friend to offeror (c) The person to whom it is made (d) Any friend of offeree
An agreement toput a fire on a person's car is a ______: (a) Legal (b) Voidable (c) Valid (d) Illegal