Benefits of CVSNT, What are the advantages of CVSNT over CVS ?

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advantages-of-cvsnt-over-cvs

Advantages of CVSNT over CVS

Feature CVSNT CVS
Server
Supports authentication via Microsoft Active Directory or SSH (windows only) YES NO
Set enforced protocols allow server to lock out clients connecting over insecure protocols or using insecure/inefficient options. YES NO
Easily remove protocols (without recompile) YES NO
Branch ACLs can be used to restrict access YES NO
LockServer provides file level locking YES NO
More sophisticated / extra triggers available e.g. postcommit. Triggers also available via COM/DLL/.so interfaces YES NO
Supports Unicode files with additional keyword expansion switches YES NO
Efficient storage of binary files using binary deltas YES NO
Extended modules functionality using the modules2 file YES NO
Advanced Reserved Edits and checked commits (supercedes exclusive locking concept) YES NO
Server-side default options (cvsrc) YES NO
CVSROOT/config scripts etc. YES YES
Repository browsing via cvs ls command YES YES
Pluggable server-side diff programs YES NO
Supports Unicode files with additional keyword expansion switches YES NO
Server-side default options (cvsrc) YES NO
UTF-8 (Unicode) Server. YES NO
Multi Lingual filenames suport. YES NO
Rendevous Support YES NO
Binary availability for Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Solaris, HPUX YES YES
Client support for IBM iSeries (AS/400) OS/400 YES NO
Windows Server
Supports encrypted authentication via SSL (all platforms) YES NO
Configurable with Windows Control Panel YES NO
Compatible with NTFS ACL’s for using permissions based on Windows username or group. YES NO
Triggers also available via COM and DLL interfaces YES NO
Cshdump handler YES NO
Native file access YES NO
Native MSI Installer YES NO
Client
Smart Merge using MergePoint YES NO
Supports Unicode files with additional keyword expansion switches YES NO
“Import-and-go” by optionally turning freshly imported trees into a new sandbox automatically. No more need to purge and do a fresh checkout first YES NO
Version OSX resource fork extensions keyword expansion switches YES NO

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