Subject: Re: tkcvs
To: None <>
From: Laine Stump <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/16/2000 11:40:37
At 05:13 PM 3/16/00 +0100, Hubert Feyrer wrote:
>On Thu, 16 Mar 2000, Laine Stump wrote:
>> I recently started looking at tkcvs as I'm in the process of convincing a
>> development group that they really should stop using that toy SourceSafe
>> and switch to CVS, but some of them insist on having some sort of GUI.
>Maybe have a look at cervisia, too.

Thanks for the pointer. I'm installing it now (man, pkgsrsc really makes
life easy!)

>> What is the policy concerning updating a package to a beta version (near
>> as I can tell, this stuff is labelled as beta just because the
>> maintainer hasn't gotten around to calling it "release")? I think this
>> would be a worthwhile update to consider, especially since tkcvs-6.0 is
>> now four years old (!)
>The usual policy is stability. In that case, if you say that it's stable,
>upgrading shouldn't be a problem.

Since I'm not experienced with it, it may be best for a couple other people
to try it out first. I'd be willing to generate a patchfile for
pkgsrc/tkcvs if anyone (esp. regular tkcvs users) wants to give it a spin.