Re: Corrections to /doc/devel-manuals
On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 08:13:09PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> > cvs :pserver:firstname.lastname@example.org:/cvs/debian-policy login
> > and just press enter when you are asked for a password.
> > To check out the sources, use the command:
> > cvs :pserver:email@example.com:/cvs/debian-policy co debian-policy
> You forgot "-d" :) I've changed that.
> > Ideally, the anonymous login shouldn't require a password (note it's
> > using the :pserver: protocol, not :ext:), but there's a problem with
> > the CVS system on klecker at present, so we have to use this
> > method.
> Er, an empty password is a problem? All of our anonymous repositories work
> like that, I never thought it was a bug, but a feature :)
If the passwd entry is just:
then there is no need to run a login command; you can checkout
immediately. But there's some bizarre bug somewhere preventing this
from working correctly on klecker at present.
> > Debian Packaging Manual
> > This section should be removed entirely for the time being; it's
> > just confusing.
> Well, it's no less confusing to see packaging-manual package in the archive
> and not have any idea about its status...
Ah, so maybe change the description then.
> > Debian Developer's Reference
> > The "Released version" appears to be newer than the "development
> > version" ;-) (See the dates at the bottom of the pages.)
> Hmm, doesn't look like that anymore.
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
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