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Re: svn commit: r11407

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2004-10-16 00:52:37 CEST

kfogel@collab.net wrote:
> Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:
>
>>On Fri, 2004-10-15 at 12:41, kfogel@collab.net wrote:
>>
>>>Oh -- wait, let's think this through.
>>
>>I think it would be a little unfriendly to distribute a tar file (of the
>>Subversion sources) containing symlinks. It's not common practice among
>>open source software and it prevents people from properly importing our
>>sources into CVS, svn 1.0, etc..
>
>
> We wouldn't have to distribute the symlinks in our tarballs.
>
> (Aside from that, can you think of any other reasons we should avoid
> the proposed use?)
>

Is it really necessary? I mean couldn't we just use relative paths in
the makefiles to pull in the tools directory?

-garrett

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