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Re: Converting debian-doc CVS repo to SVN


On Sun, Mar 02, 2008 at 10:33:55AM +0100, Raphael Hertzog wrote:
> On Sun, 02 Mar 2008, Osamu Aoki wrote:
> > I think this information may help you.
> > Since I tried similar to git and fould following problem in CVS.
> >  *,v.err and *,v.orig merging problem for Korean 
> > (I think it was apt-howto but I do not remember now)
> apt-howto/apt-howto.ko.sgml,v was broken indeed. I simply removed that
> file before the conversion as it was the only one affected.
> I wanted to reinject it at the end but I couldn't grab a copy through the
> web interface, it also chokes on the web interface:
> http://cvs.debian.org/ddp/manuals.sgml/apt-howto/apt-howto.ko.sgml?rev=1.9&root=debian-doc&view=log

You can login as DD to gluck and get files :-)  

> But it looks like apt-howto is no more maintained in this repository... so
> there is no point in restoring that file. At least the apt-howto source
> package contains a completely different structure, translations are built
> around po files now.

Yes.  I agree.

> Maybe now that the move to SVN is over, we can again centralize a bit more
> and convince various maintainers to work in the same repository.

If I may ask, can we remove many dead repositories from our trunk?
This can be done with continued discussion here.

> Another point, I added an item in the upcoming "Misc Developer News" to
> spread the information a bit more widely. Feel free to add some
> more information in the news entry:
> http://wiki.debian.org/DeveloperNews

I am fine with the content.


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