Update included popt to version 1.7
jw at pegasys.ws
Thu May 15 09:09:15 EST 2003
On Wed, May 14, 2003 at 05:56:04PM +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
> jw schultz wrote:
> > On Fri, May 02, 2003 at 10:30:50AM -0701, Jos Backus wrote:
> >> Perhaps now is a good time to commit this patch which updates the
> >> popt to version 1.7. This has been tested on FreeBSD and Solaris.
> >> http://www.catnook.com/patches/rsync-popt-1.7.diff
> >> Comments?
> > I think you have the assent of the developers to do so.
> What was the final decision on whether to use a CVS vendor branch?
Up to whoever does the work. If no vendor branch at least
tag the unmodified before tweaking it so the tweaks can more
easily be identified.
> (Main advantages:
> Don't need to go find an unmodified tarball to diff against to locate
> rsync-specific changes.
> Don't need to get the previous version's tarball to diff against the new
> version to generate the upaadte patch.)
> Also, popt/README.rsync should probably not say "This is a perfectly
> ordinary copy of libpopt.", as it has been both cut-down and tweaked.
Is there a reason why it is cut-down?
J.W. Schultz Pegasystems Technologies
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