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Re: [MiNT] FreeMiNT development through CVS
On Wed, Jun 07, 2000 at 08:23:04AM +0200, Tomas Berndtsson wrote:
> "Guido Flohr" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > On Sat, Jun 03, 2000 at 08:26:58PM +0200, Tomas Berndtsson wrote:
> > > Will you provide anonymous access to read from the CVS? Will the
> > > MiNTLib also use this CVS?
> > No, because it's just too awkward to maintain a CVS tree through a modem
> > line (from an appartment where the room-mates keep the telephone line
> > constantly busy).
> Naah, I do that all the time. We do that for all our projects in
> NoCrew. CVS just sends patches over the net, and it can compress them,
> if you want, so it's really not very slow at all.
> You'll still be working on your local copy, when you develop, and then
> you can just commit all changes at once, when the modem line is up.
> But it's your choice, of course ;)
CVS would be overkill for the MiNTLib. I don't receive that many patches
that it would pay out. I will have a look though and may give it a
try. But I never seriously worked with CVS so far and I will need some
time to get used to it. Having separate branches for production and
development would definitely be helpful, even on a loopback-only network.
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