DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2008-08
Re: RCS Discussion
On Fri, August 8, 2008 04:22, Justin C. Sherrill wrote:
> I meant to type this earlier: a requirement of whatever RCS system we may
> move to would be to enable non-developers to easily check out the code
> to rebuild their system.
Absolutely. I'd like to take this a step further: Mailing patches and
explaining users how to apply the patch ("first revert patch #3, then
apply this, then apply patch #3a") is bothersome. I'd like to be able to
push my changes somewhere (like on a leaf "official private repo") and
have people pull the changes from there.
> This would mean anonymous access and having the utility as part of base.
> There may be a better strategy; I'm thinking in terms of the functionality
> we use now with CVS and cvsup.
I absolutely do not think that the tool has to be part of base. cvsup is
not part of base either. An existing pkgsrc binary package on the iso