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Re: CVS in documentation

From: Ralf Wildenhues
Subject: Re: CVS in documentation
Date: Fri, 5 Dec 2008 08:58:12 +0100
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.18 (2008-05-17)

Hi William,

* William Pursell wrote on Thu, Dec 04, 2008 at 10:53:16PM CET:
> I've been thinking about re-writing the section
> in the manual that discusses keeping derived files
> in CVS to make it tool neutral.  There are some
> details about timestamps that are pretty CVS
> specific, and it seems out of place (and obsolete).

Well, CVS is still used by many packages using Automake,
and at least some of the issues described in this section
are specific to CVS, and different with other version
control systems.  That said, rewriting the section to be
more tool-neutral and mentioning special tool semantics
where needed seems like a good idea.


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