There are a number of systems which will provide this kind of support and the
previous responses to this message list several of them. My company, StarBase,
sells a product called StarTeam which was designed specifically for distributed
development. StarTeam 2.1, which can be downloaded from our web site for
evaluation, can be used for versions control, defect tracking and threaded
conversation over any TCP/IP connection, including the Internet. For those
users who prefer to use a web browser to interact with the StarTeam repository,
the StarTeam VirtualTeam Server's Web Connect component provides this type of
access. Very convenient for customers to report defects and participate in
threaded conversations with the development team. StarTeam 2.1 is currently a
Windows 95/NT only product.
If you are on other platforms you will need StarTeam 3.0's Universal (also
known as UNIX command line) edition, which is a client component written in
Java. We are currently beta testing this product and plan to release it around
the end of the year. Initially the Universal edition will only support a basic
command line for version control, but a full Java based UI is planned for
release later in '98.
Hope this helps.
Director of Product Management - StarBase
> Can anyone give me some ideas on how to manage source code when members of
> the same development team are not at the same physical location? I've seen
> the posting for the Java version control software which was quite
> interesting. In addition to this, what other techniques are used.
> Thanks in advance,