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Re: buggy checkout

From: Toby Johnson <toby_at_etjohnson.us>
Date: 2004-06-08 22:30:42 CEST

John Peacock wrote:

> [2]Stable releases should not contain alpha releases of third-party
> packages.

True in theory, but "alpha" is a rather nebulous term these days!

> If you cannot figure out how to upgrade the repository in the
> post-install script for the RPM, you may not be as clever as other
> people think you are. ;)

It's not an issue of whether it's possible or easy. Suppose users had
other programs which accessed the repository directly, then those
programs would be broken after upgrading to 1.0. I'm not talking just
about Subversion, but RedHat/Fedora's entire philosophy towards package

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