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Subject: [freeciv-data] Re: proposal to change the Freeciv CVS setup (was: Technical questions (numbered tile markers ))
From: Reinier Post <rp@xxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2002 01:22:17 +0100
Reply-to: freeciv-data@xxxxxxxxxxx

On Wed, Jan 09, 2002 at 05:13:38PM +0100, Petr Baudis wrote:

> >  + the CVSROOT/ can only be in one place if it's going to be consistent
> Sure, CVSROOT is separate module. I don't get what are you want to do with it 
> :).
> You should only want to give the special group permissions to 
> CVSROOT/val-tags.

OK ...

> >  + files in CVS/ must be writeable by everyone who writes somewhere below
> >    that directory
> I've never heard about that until now.

Perhaps I should check this again.  The directory itself must be writeable 
CVS needs to create a lockfile there.  I don't know all about CVS.

> >  + you can only cvs co a module (subdir of the root), not a subsubdir
> And you can define a module as a subdir of another module. See 
> CVSROOT/modules.

Aah, looks like this is the clue I missed.  Thanks!

> > The proper setup is to let every different set of writers have a
> > separate CVS module, without any overlap.  So unless someone objects,
> > I'm going to set it up that way, and it's going to happen within a few
> > days because a new translator is waiting to be added.  Be prepared.
> Well, that's imho unneccessary complication. But if done, let's suppose the
> CVS user to checkout 'blabla' into subdir of 'freeciv', even as separate
> modules.

If it isn't necessary, of course it's better to leave things as they are.

> -- 
>                               Petr "Pasky" Baudis


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