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Re: splitting up the ocaml package: summary

On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 09:37:36PM +0200, Sylvain LE GALL wrote:
> Hello,
> On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 05:57:28PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> > On Fri, Jul 02, 2004 at 10:36:53AM -0400, Michael Furr wrote:
> > > On Fri, 2 Jul 2004, [iso-8859-1] Jérôme Marant wrote:
> > > > BTW Mike, it seems you didn't update debian/copyright about compiler-libs,
> > > > did you ?
> > > 
> > > I added debian/ocaml-compiler-libs.copyright and o-c-l.README.Debian which
> > > each have a note in them.  I didn't think it was necessary to put it in
> > > the main .copyright file since most people won't use the package anyway
> > > and those who do, will hopefully look at its R.D or copyright before
> > > using.  However, if you think it should be there, go ahead and change it.
> > 
> > It should be ok, i will upload it. Anyway, it will need to pass the NEW
> > queue, so there is always time to make a new package.
> > 
> > Now, what is the best practice to bring this tihng again in the main
> > trunk ? Move the trunk out of the way, and svn mv the branch to the
> > trunk ? Mike, you did a svn cp when you first created it, right ?
> > 
> Reading the svn book, i think you should use svn merge ! It will be
> slower than svn rm / svn mv, but it is better ( regarding revision
> system ). Since the trunk doesn't have made big changes since the fork
> it should be easy !

Well, i moved the old trunk out of the way to branches/old, and then
moved the x11-split branch to trunk. I belive this should have no
influence on the history, since the x11-split branch is a direct
descendent of the old trunk. I may be wrong about this.

> If you want, i can do it... Just tell me 

If you would be so kind, no problem with that.


Sven Luther

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