Subject: Re: NOTICE: Weekly tar_files changing
To: NetBSD-current Discussion List <email@example.com>
From: Jason Thorpe <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Date: 10/28/1998 20:54:24
On Wed, 28 Oct 1998 23:45:58 -0500 (EST)
email@example.com (Greg A. Woods) wrote:
> Well, this fact could have mentioned in the same message. I certainly
> didn't want to make such a bold assumption on my own despite recent
> hints in related venues. How did that thread go about commications
> to/from/with "core" go again????
Core will make an announcement when it's ready to do so.
> The import's not the issue. It's the potential to clobber existing
> working directories. Such clobbering cannot ever possibly be reversed
> and can totally destory the usefulness of an existing working
> directory. Say for instance I wanted to extract just one or two
> directories from the tar into my own local working directory (as
> derrived from my own local repository) but I neglected to prevent the
> contents of the CVS directories from being extracted. I would then have
> to completely clear out those directories and re-created them to restore
> the integrity of my working directory.
Then you should have imported it into your own CVS repository first.
It's not really our job to hand-hold people through their own source code
management process. But, we DID announce it, at least! :-)
Jason R. Thorpe firstname.lastname@example.org
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