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RE: cvs commit issue on windows

From: Vince Rice
Subject: RE: cvs commit issue on windows
Date: Mon, 1 Jul 2002 14:29:23 -0500

I understand perfectly, and I apologize if it sounds like I didn't.  I'm
well aware of the Unix origins of this and all GNU software.  You have the
know-how and not the resources, I have the resources and not the know-how.
We just need to find someone with both. :)

-----Original Message-----
From: Larry Jones [mailto:address@hidden
Sent: Monday, July 01, 2002 2:26 PM
To: Vince Rice
Cc: address@hidden
Subject: Re: cvs commit issue on windows

Vince Rice writes:
> Many of the GNU programs
> compile OOB on Win32.  These aren't *ports*, they're core code.  As is the
> case with CVS; the Win32 code and executable are straight from,
> not from one of the many ports (CVSNT among them).

For the record, CVS was originally developed on Unix.  It was eventually
ported to Windows and the code incorporated into the standard
distribution.  However, none of the people who did the original port are
currently involved in the project, and none of the CVS maintainers (to
my knowledge) regularly run Windows, so you can, perhaps, understand our

-Larry Jones

Like I'm going to get any sleep NOW. -- Calvin

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