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Re: Is there any point in loading SVN with outdated upstream source?

good point. It should indeed be removed
must have been there for a long time before I learned about the -o option from svn-buildpackage

On Wed, Apr 4, 2012 at 12:04 PM, Andreas Tille <andreas@an3as.eu> wrote:

I stumbled upon


which is featuring 75MByte of code which is definitely not Debian
packaging related.  This code is probably wasting useless space on
several harddiscs of developers who have a complete checkout of Debian
Science SVN.  I would love if we could agree to not keep this code
inside SVN.  If there is really a need to keep upstream code the
packaging of this software should probably be moved to Git where it
is policy to keep upstream code anyway.

I guess arpack is just an example and I would love if others would
check their packages whether some cleanup would be possible.

Kind regards



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