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Re: Is there any point in loading SVN with outdated upstream source?



Hi Sylvestre,

same is true for parmetis.  Would you consider removing this or use Git?

Kind regards

       Andreas.


On Wed, Apr 04, 2012 at 12:04:20PM +0200, Andreas Tille wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I stumbled upon
> 
>     svn+ssh://svn.debian.org/svn/debian-science/packages/arpack/branches/upstream
> 
> 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
> 
>         Andreas.
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