Update included popt to version 1.7
jw at pegasys.ws
Sun May 4 10:25:39 EST 2003
On Sat, May 03, 2003 at 04:43:50PM -0701, Jos Backus wrote:
> On Sun, May 04, 2003 at 12:35:28AM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
> > Jos Backus wrote:
> > > (Incidentally, this is one of those times I wish we
> > > were using something better than CVS, which in my
> > > opinion has poor support for vendor code maintenance.)
> > CVS vendor branches aren't perfect, but they do the job
> > well enough. Is there some reason they aren't being used
> > for rsync's popt?
> Not sure, but I guess we should.
> Fwiw, I see people on the FreeBSD lists complain all the
> time about problems with taking files off the vendor
> branch in order to apply local changes. I'm no expert but
> if these folks complain about the mechanism there must be
> something to it, methinks.
A couple of notes if you do create a vendor branch, which
seems a good idea.
Be sure what you import is unchanged from the popt project.
Force the branch number (-b option) to 1.7.1 to match the
version you are getting. A this point there aren't any popt
files with revisions higher than 1.5 so there should be no
conflict with 1.7.1.
> We use a Perforce clone at work, and things like this are
> much easier. Having atomic commits and numbered
> changelists is very nice, too, and makes CVS look kind of
> outdated. Hopefully the Subversion folks are making good
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
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