Product Line Engineering

What’s the difference? A Closer Look at Configuration Management for Product Lines

Posted in Article by danilo on March 13, 2010

Can configuration management for product lines be a complicated matter? A definite YES! Does it have to be a complicated matter? Not at all!

Of course, you’ve read in this blog about  variants not being version and also found out clone-and-own leads to a product bush and thus is not the most recommended reuse approach (albeit the most commonly used one, it seems so cheap and simple in the beginning…). But there is something still missing: configuration management for proper product line development has not been touched in this blog. This article tries to fill in the missing pieces.