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Re: Moving pkgsrc-wip away from SourceForge
Andrew Cagney <andrew.cagney%gmail.com@localhost> writes:
> On 14 July 2015 at 19:05, John Nemeth <jnemeth%cue.bc.ca@localhost> wrote:
>> So if somebody makes an update to one of the several versions
>> of PostgreSQL while I'm making an update to one of the several
>> versions of MySQL, my push should fail?!? That's a totally ridiculous
> If the two projects are truly independent then why put them in the
> same repository? (the obvious response is convenience)
This is one of multiple reasons why CVS fits pkgsrc a lot better.
> PS: for git (HG equiv?), standard operating procedure when there are
> small unrelated changes is: "git fetch origin ; git rebase origin ;
> git push]" (or just "git pull --rebase"). When there's a conflict or
> race you're in clear control over how things get resolved.
There's a hell lot of small similarly-looking files in pkgsrc,
thus you have very high chance of git mismerging and not providing any
sensible way out.
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