eddy.petrisor at gmail.com
Mon Jan 16 14:38:13 UTC 2006
> > > But I don't think it's useful to keep all packages in SVN, that's way too much
> > > overhead.
> > I think that's not consistent. Imagine the following: I change the
> > maintainer of my packages to pkg-games-devel at lists.alioth.debian.org,
> > but leave them at my private computer at home. Then I leave for
> > holidays. You get bug reports, and you could to something, but it would
> > be easier, if everything would be on one place, wouldn't it?
> I can see your point there.
> Still 'apt-get source foo' would get the current sources if I'd
> really gone on holiday and had nothing pending on my local copy.
Here you are talking about wrong usage of version managemnt systems.
It is not a software flaw, but a human one. Having averything online
makes a lot of sense. Also patching and collaborative maintainace is
_all_ about shared (authenticated) repositories.
"Imagination is more important than knowledge" A.Einstein
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