[arch-dev-public] Killing CVS [was: Status Report 2007-10-15]
jason at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 23 01:17:37 EDT 2007
> I've noticed this at work as well- I do think an ssh-based checkout
> would go faster than an HTTP one?
Is this a question? I'm pretty sure that, in addition to speed ups because
of more revisions, using ssh-based checkouts or svn:// based checkout would
also make things faster.
> > The major flaw that I can find with this layout is that bulk editing
> > becomes more difficult. Because we don't a) abuse CVS tags and b) check
> > out the whole repository, mass changes are difficult to apply to packages.
> This could hurt when it comes to huge rebuilds.
I still think that we can extend tools around archrelease and archco to
make changes on a mass scale. They wouldn't be used as often, but would be
available when we needed them.
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