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Re: RFC: Central version control for Debian

Would asking for apt-get upgrade-source functionality be a Good Thing in
this case?  Perhaps make it either rsync or CVS, depending on what's in
/etc/alternatives.  I know I'd like the idea as a user.

On Thu, 1 Feb 2001, Julian Gilbey wrote:

>On Thu, Feb 01, 2001 at 08:57:27AM -0600, Steve Greenland wrote:
>> On 01-Feb-01, 03:47 (CST), Matt Zimmerman <mdz@debian.org> wrote:
>> >
>> > A better strategy is to have a small group of volunteers go through
>> > the whole batch of source code at once, and submit the fixes to the
>> > appropriate maintainers.
>> I agree in principal, but I'm not sure why 'cvs co foo" is any easier
>> than "apt-get source foo", unless you're going to allow the auditors to
>> do checkins (which from another branch of this thread I don't think you
>> want).
>It's no easier, possibly harder.  But you can't do a "cvs diff" with
>   Julian

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