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Re: The `on_disk' and `in_repos' templates.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-04-08 18:22:39 CEST

Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:

> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> > It's just not a common problem. I know the itch is intense for
> > gstein, but I think he's imagining other people have this itch too,
> > when it seems (to me) like people just don't. Automated scripts that
> > create repositories do many things, and the template feature doesn't
> > noticeably reduce the complexity of the task.
>
> Yah.
>
> Btw, to be fair, at the time Greg first described/implemented it, I
> also thought the on_disk template could be useful. It's only over
> time that it's begun to feel like needless baggage to me.

I don't mean to trivialize the problem completely. I'm just saying
it's not worth a Buick-level solution (C API). Somebody please just
create an appropriate-sized flyswatter instead (e.g. tools/create-repos.py).

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