Subject: Re: othersrc
To: Perry E. Metzger <>
From: Erik Bertelsen <>
List: current-users
Date: 06/11/1998 22:21:09
On Thu, Jun 11, 1998 at 12:09:12PM -0700, Curt Sampson wrote:
> On Thu, 11 Jun 1998, Perry E. Metzger wrote:
> > Jim Wise writes:
> > > Should othersrc just go away, now that cvs (the only package still in
> > > othersrc) is in the package system, or does it have a purpose which I'm
> > > missing?
> > 
> > You aren't missing much. It probably should be ditched.
> What about our patches to CVS to make it use the $NetBSD$ tag?

Well, what about keeping othersrc/cvs for internal use by the NetBSD
maintainers, but hide it for us 'mere mortals'.

Something like the $NetBSD$ keyword has to be maintained specifically for 
maintaining the NetBSD source tree, but is completely useless to most
(all?) other people.

- Erik Bertelsen