DragonFly kernel List (threaded) for 2008-11
Re: Repository changes coming up
On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 4:40 PM, Sepherosa Ziehau <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Nov 12, 2008 at 4:14 PM, Matthias Schmidt
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> * Sepherosa Ziehau wrote:
>>> Should we import certain version of git into base system?
>> Do we really need to import git into the base? Users which are upgrading from
>> a non-git release could use the pkgsrc version and for new users (e.g. after
>> 2.2) we can install the pkgsrc git package during the CD bootstrap.
>> Maintaining git in the base adds another third party piece of software we have
>> to maintain. If we take it from pkgsrc, we don't have to care about updates
BTW, pkgsrc scmgit's updating is not controlled by us, so why should
we risk our project's SCM?
> My concern are:
> 1) git is kept developping, but we obviously do not need to keep
> tracking it (I think they have made some "big" change in 1.4->1.5). I
> don't think keep tracking a floating target is good for a project's
> 2) No tool after the default install could check out the default repository?
> Best Regards,
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