Subject: Re: CVS bloat?
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Bernd Ernesti <email@example.com>
Date: 01/04/2001 23:26:26
On Thu Jan 4 14:01:10 2001, Christian Groessler wrote:
> On 01/04/2001 09:50:15 PM ZE9 Masao Uebayashi wrote:
> >> >XFree 4.0.something has been added to the repository lately (xsrc/xfree).
> >> >ATM there are two version of xfree (4.0.* and 3.3.*) in the tree.
> >> Ah, this explains it. thanks.
> >Does this mean that the repository is >1.4GByte permanently or for
> >some time?
> AFAIU, CVS repositories cannot get smaller by normal means.
> If you delete files, they are still in the repository under
> Attic/ .
> Will there be some handcrufting (rm -rf xsrc/xfree) after 3.3.* has
> been replaced by 4.0.* in xsrc/xc?
No, we won't remove it.
The ideal solution would be to have all architectures supported out
of the xfree86.org tree, so we don't need xsrc anymore.
> Will 3.3.* even be replaced or will both X versions stay there?
3.3.x should be replaced, BUT that will take a long time :(
4.x doesn't support all old hardware and maybe never will do it.