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Re: git copies of cvs modules available

On Tue 13 Oct 2009 at 09:38:27 +0200, S.P.Zeidler wrote:
> Dear all,
> htdocs, othersrc, pkgsrc, src and xsrc are now available as
> (bare) git repository copies at

That is great! Thanks!

> These repositories are currently updated every 30 minutes.
> They are not authoritative and are not meant to replace cvs,

indeed, since user need to be aware of a caveat: All $NetBSD$ tags
appear to be wrong. They have the value as of the checkin of each
version of each file, not the checkout, so they are always 1 version
behind. (I checked this on src/Makefile which shows this in cvs

#       $NetBSD: Makefile,v 1.274 2009/09/04 17:21:33 pooka Exp $

and this in the git version:

#       $NetBSD: Makefile,v 1.273 2009/08/30 01:49:42 dyoung Exp $

but the edits regarding "do-sys-rump-dev-lib" are actually in it.)

(There has been a very heated discussion among GIT people why keyword
expansion is supposed to be evil. They are not going to be convinced to
implement it. I am very annoyed by that.)

___ Olaf 'Rhialto' Seibert    -- You author it, and I'll reader it.
\X/ rhialto/at/      -- Cetero censeo "authored" delendum esse.

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