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Re: val-tags issue (was: CVS 1.11.1 Released)

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: val-tags issue (was: CVS 1.11.1 Released)
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 18:42:30 -0400

Larry Jones wrote:

> Derek R. Price writes:
> >
> > Why?  I'd rather have any anonymous users coming in as nobody with no
> > write access to anything if I can help it...
> Because it's just like the history file -- it's a cache of useful
> information about the repository that you want to keep up to date and
> the fact that the user who caused CVS to want to update the file is a
> read-only user really isn't relevant.

Okay.  Done for now.

> (Although the fact that entries
> are made only when you use a tag and not when you create one could be
> viewed as a significant oversight.)

I added this item to the TODO file.

> FLASH UPDATE: I just discovered that 1.11.1p1 fails the version-2r
> sanity test because it isn't expecting non-digits in the version number.
> This isn't a particularly serious problem, but I though you'd want to
> know about it.

Whoops.  I thought distcheck was running make check too.  Anyway, I'll
update the sanity test and pay more attention next time.


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