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Re: PROPOSAL: /ports top-level directory in Subversion repository

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2005-02-27 21:47:06 CET

Max Bowsher wrote:
> Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>> After initial positive reactions, it has gotten really quiet on the
>> front of
>> the EDBDIC port of Subversion.
>> So, I propose the creation of a /ports toplevel directory in the
>> Subversion
>> repository, to be populated with the EDBDIC port.
>> Each port will have its own /trunk, /branches and /tags directories.
>> /ports/*/trunk will be used to track the main /trunk. The tags and
>> branches
>> can be used by the ports projects for whatever use they see fit
>> (within the
>> bounds of the project ofcourse).
>> As for the EDBDIC port, once the port-directories have been created,
>> commit
>> access can be given the same way we normally do in the project. Issues of
>> how to integrate with the main trunk can be solved while port-development
>> continues.
>> Comments?
> +1, except: realistically, how many ports are we expecting to have? Why
> not just /ebcdic/* ?
> Unless we are likely have 3 or more ports, I think the ports
> subdirectory is just an unnecessary path element.

Why not just stick everything in /branches/ebcdic/* ? I fail to see the
need for a top level directory when all this is is a proposal for what
amounts to a new branch or two.


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