WIT Press


Configuration Management - An Automated Solution

Price

Free (open access)

Paper DOI

10.2495/SQM950091

Volume

13

Pages

10

Published

1995

Size

910 kb

Author(s)

R.A. Green

Abstract

Historically, the performance of Configuration Management tools has not been particularly impressive. Their roles have usually been restricted to various forms of version control, coupled with some control mechanisms for managing releases and controlling the application of changes, but few have incorporated more elaborate configuration control functions, such as partitioning, parallel development and document cross-referencing Further, in common with their Project Management and CASE tool counterparts, Configuration Management tools have been singularly inadequate in addressing the two essential attributes of functionality and usability, which are of key importance in any computer-based development support product. This is particularly true in the area of build management, where parallel development environments, problem tracking and correction and reversi

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