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Re: RFC: Central version control for Debian

On Fri, Feb 02, 2001 at 08:42:33AM -0500, Wichert Akkerman wrote:

> Previously Matt Zimmerman wrote:
> > etc., etc.  The biggest barrier to making this work seems to be deciding who
> > should be able to commit changes where.
> A big barrier for me would be money: using CVS properly means commiting
> fixes regularly instead of doing large commits with lots of unrelated
> changes. Every time I have to commit something I have to dial in, and
> every time I dial in I have to pay a setup fee for the connection and
> for every second I use it. In other words: this will make things a lot
> more expensive for me, and everybody else who doesn't have to luck to
> live in one of the few parts of the world where you have flat fee
> connections.

Well, in that case, you could just not use it 'properly'.  You could use a
local CVS repository, and only sync up at each release.  Worst case, it's no
worse than the current situation in terms of granularity.

 - mdz

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