Re: Debian "Source Control"?
On Mon, Jul 19, 1999 at 02:30:51PM -0700, Brent Fulgham wrote:
> As far as I know, we do not keep track of changes over time
> as in a source control type system. I have never had cause
> to look back between revisions of a package to see what has
> changed. Part of the reason is that we typically do not make
> significant changes to the upstream source. We probably do
> not have space for the various revision levels to all exist
> in an "accessible" state, either.
There's been the occasional talk of making a central CVS repository
for all packages, but I don't think there's a lot of advantage to that.
I personally keep old versions of the source files (.dsc, .diff.gz)
but not the binaries. I don't use RCS or CVS to do it though.
Some maintainers do (the cvs-buildpackage tool is designed to assist).
Hamish Moffatt VK3SB (ex-VK3TYD).
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