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Re: RFC: Central version control for Debian

Quoting Steve Greenland (stevegr@debian.org):
> 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).

Because it is not possible to track changes through the history of 
different versions or to recreate a certain source revision at a 
later date.


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