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

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2005-02-27 22:14:49 CET

John Peacock wrote:
> Garrett Rooney wrote:
>
>> 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.
>
>
> I would prefer a top level /ports/ directory, since I am going to try
> and make some time to start a port to VMS, which will likely be a very
> different beast than the native Subversion. It may not be practical (or
> desireable) to merge any VMS specific changes back into the trunk, but I
> don't know yet how hard it is going to be.

Ok, so there's more than one of these kind of branches, that still
doesn't convince me that they're any different than any other long lived
branch. What's wrong with /branches/vms?

-garrett

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