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Re: cvs.debian.org [Was: Using CVS for package development]

On Wed, 28 May 1997, Jim Pick wrote:

> > We are running cvs.debian.org over an ISDN line.  Currently the only
> > code under it is the Deity project.
> > 
> > I can make other source trees and set up other users if others want to
> > do distributed development this way.
> > 
> > Unfortunately, I haven't been able to set up "world read access" yet
> > because CVS always wants write access to the directory (for lock files)
> > so currently it is either group read/write or world read/write.
> What about cvsup?  All I know about it is that the FreeBSD use it to
> distribute their sources...

You will have to port SRC-Modula-3 first. It currently does not work with
glibc 2.x. CVSup is the tool of choice for FreeLinux.
> It would be nice to be able to have an automated procedure to make any 
> package in the Debian source tree available via CVS so that a group of 
> people could work on it simultaneously. (no hurry though, just an idea)
> Another idea... is "coda" (an afs/nfs replacement from Carnegie-Mellon)
> a possibility for building a really large filesystem spread across 
> multiple machines on the internet?

We plan to support coda, however we are currently using AFS for the
development machines of FreeLinux.


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