BitMover announces Open Source Client for BitKeeper SCM system
SAN FRANCISCO, March 17, 2005 --
the world's leading supplier of distributed development tools, announced
today the immediate release of an Open Source BitKeeper Client.
The client provides the same functionality as the update command in
CVS, i.e., it may be used to track the changes to a project maintained
"Users have asked for an open source tool to track open source projects
and this is that tool" said BitMover CEO Larry McVoy.
"This client enables anyone to participate in a BitKeeper managed project.
It also demonstrates our commitment to the Linux Kernel development
and the Open Source community."
The client works with any of the hundreds of projects maintained on
"We're proud of the support we have provided to the Open Source community."
said BitMover's VP of Sales Bob Burres. "With this critical tool now in
place we can focus additional energy on our commercial business. Our
customers already enjoy significant gains in productivity and the features
we have in the pipeline will enable the next level of productivity and usability
in the enterprise development arena"."
The client is available in source form and may be retrieved from
Founded in 1998, BitMover, Inc.
is a privately held Silicon Valley based company that produces
industry leading development tools, including the BitKeeper SCM system.
BitKeeper increases productivity at companies ranging from start-ups to
the Fortune 50, with more than 60,000 seats deployed worldwide.
BitKeeper provides the industry's only peer-to-peer collaborative
development tool that fosters best practices in development through
powerful workflow capabilities, enabling off-shore collaborative development,
giving managers absolute control over their projects,
and increasing an engineer's productivity through
best-in-class merge technology.
As a public service, BitMover hosts more than 5 million files of open
source containing more than 3 billion lines of code on
Company web site: http://www.bitkeeper.com
For more information contact Amy Graf at BitMover, 650-872-9900 x104
BitMover and BitKeeper are trademarks of BitMover, Inc.
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