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

From: Brian W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-28 05:42:17 CET

On Feb 27, 2005, at 3:14 PM, Garrett Rooney wrote:

> 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?

+1. Branches is branches.


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