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Re: Bug#323855: ITP: opencvs -- OpenBSD CVS implementation with special emphasis in security



On Fri, Aug 19, 2005 at 12:54:45AM +0200, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Luciano Bello <luciano@linux.org.ar> [2005.08.18.2350 +0200]:
> > OpenCVS is a FREE implementation of the Concurrent Versions System, the
> 
> What's non-free about the current implementation?
> 
I think that the original implementation was not "free enough" for the
OpenBSD folks.  

> > most popular open source revision control software.
> 
> And among the most horrible ones.
> 
Agreed.  Why anyone would bother to reimplement an already existing free
tool is beyond me.

> I oppose to this ITP for the single reason that CVS should be faded
> out and its users starved and deprived and forced towards SVN and
> bazaar! Har har har!
>
Not only that, but the stated purpose of OpenCVS, AIUI, is to be a
reimplementation of CVS under the BSD license.  It makes no sense to try
and have both in Debian.  I also agree with you that there are far
better alternatives.

-Roberto

-- 
Roberto C. Sanchez
http://familiasanchez.net/~roberto

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