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Re: Corrections to /doc/devel-manuals

On Mon, Apr 16, 2001 at 08:13:09PM +0200, Josip Rodin wrote:
> >       cvs :pserver:anonymous@cvs.debian.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:anonymous@cvs.debian.org:/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.





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