On Tue, 2006-09-26 at 14:16 -0500, Manoj Srivastava wrote: > On Sun, 24 Sep 2006 17:40:54 +1000, Robert Collins > <firstname.lastname@example.org> said: > > > config-manager supports reading a config straight out of the VCS: > > http://arch.debian.org/arch/private/srivasta/archive-2003/dists--debian--0/flex/flex-2.5.31.config > > But that would involve checking out the category which > contains the configs, or putting up the config file on a web page > (separately from the repository), and ensuring that the web page is > kept in sync, unless I am mistaken, Yes. Storing the configs in version control is usually a good idea, because that lets you have a versioned record of the exact composition of the combined trees. (i.e. the debian subtree @ revision 42, the flex source tree @ revision 12) > > URI's accept parameters: > > http://arch.debian.org/arch/private/srivasta/archive-2003;gpg-keyid=0x40612c84/dists--debian--0/flex/flex-2.5.31.config > > Hmm. Very interesting. > The path may consist of a sequence of path segments separated by a > single slash "/" character. Within a path segment, the characters > "/", ";", "=", and "?" are reserved. Each path segment may include a > sequence of parameters, indicated by the semicolon ";" character. > The parameters are not significant to the parsing of relative > references. yup. Not widely used today, but extremely :). Rob -- GPG key available at: <http://www.robertcollins.net/keys.txt>.
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