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Re: Using CVS for package development

On Thu, 29 May 1997, Paul Bame wrote:

> = > Should this CVS repository be mandatory, i.e. does every Debian
> = > package have to be there?
> A brief word of warning... (I tried CVS on dpkg a while back)
> The natural CVS model is to name the directory for the package,
> for example .../dpkg/ and relegate the version numbers to tags.
> At least one package (dpkg) uses its directory name in such a way
> that when the directory is .../dpkg/ the build fails, while it
> works when the directory is a versioned one, .../dpkg-1.2.3/.

This has been fixed now, since (it was in my original automakizing
patch, it now using the debian changelog to determine version).

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