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RE: the rcsparse we included

From: Dale Hirt <dale_at_sbcltd.com>
Date: 2003-02-26 03:39:38 CET

Is svn:externals designed for cvs usage, too? That's way cool.

-----Original Message-----
From: Ben Collins-Sussman [mailto:sussman@collab.net]
Sent: Tuesday, February 25, 2003 8:22 PM
To: Greg Stein
Cc: dev@subversion.tigris.org
Subject: Re: the rcsparse we included

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:

> I'm a bit leery of including rcsparse.py in our distribution. The copy
that
> is in there is *already* out of date. The current CVS version of ViewCVS
has
> turned rcsparse into a package. The package has several modes that it can
> use to speed things up.

Really? I swear I pulled it out of the latest CVS. I guess not.

> If I move the rcsparse package onto my own SVN server, would it be
> reasonable to use svn:externals to pick it up from there? Should we keep a
> local copy and just resync every now and then? etc.

Oooooh, it might be nice to actually exercise svn:externals! It's a
feature full of holes.

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