Subject: Re: Repo-copy request: evbppc port for OpenBlockS266
To: Perry E. Metzger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Christos Zoulas <email@example.com>
Date: 09/21/2003 00:36:08
On Sep 20, 6:52pm, firstname.lastname@example.org ("Perry E. Metzger") wrote:
-- Subject: Re: Repo-copy request: evbppc port for OpenBlockS266
Repo copies are out of favor. There was a long discussion some time ago
where the pros and cons were discussed, and the consensus was no more
repo copies because they break checkout by date.
| my understanding was also that repo copies were out of favor.
| Bill Studenmund <email@example.com> writes:
| > On Sat, 20 Sep 2003, Shigeyuki Fukushima wrote:
| > > Hello,
| > >
| > > I have worked on porting to OpenBlockS266 box (see also
| > > http://people.freebsd.org/~shige/netbsd/obs266/).
| > > Now, I'm trying to commit my works into the NetBSD repository.
| > >
| > > For the present, I think that I need to repo-copy files
| > > listed in the below, because we want to keep CVS changing-history
| > > of these files.
| > I thought repo-copying was out of favor because cvs doesn't handle the
| > dead versions well.
| > Take care,
| > Bill
| Perry E. Metzger firstname.lastname@example.org
-- End of excerpt from "Perry E. Metzger"