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Re: SVN install on Fedora Core?

From: Robert P. J. Day <rpjday_at_mindspring.com>
Date: 2004-03-23 12:24:30 CET

On Tue, 23 Mar 2004, Joe Cooper wrote:

> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
> ...
> > the summersoft repo should not be used for anything -- it's just plain
> > broken and violates the rules for a well-designed repository.
> ...
> Let's be fair to David regarding this... (large snip here)

i'll openly admit that my previous posting regarding the summersoft repo
was pretty harsh, but i wanted to make sure folks understood my basic
point -- that repo will break your system if used as is; i'm saying this
from personal experience.

quite simply, if you can't follow the rules in creating public
repositories, you shouldn't be doing it, because it's not just *your*
machine you're risking, it's everyone else's that updates off of that

the summersoft repo doesn't just skirt the edge of what's acceptable -- it
goes *way* over the line in terms of breaking compatibility, and that's
why i came down so hard on it.


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