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Re: [Axiom-developer] AxiomSources

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] AxiomSources
Date: 28 May 2007 21:55:10 -0500

C Y <address@hidden> writes:

| OK, I have made an initial stab at an updated AxiomSources page.  I
| think I missed a number of child pages that need updating, and there are
| doubtless many things still to be improved.
| One thing that is clear - we really need to straighten out the tarball
| situation.  I would suggest someone tar up the latest Gold and put it up
| in the Sourceforge files area (maybe Savannah's as well for a mirror, if
| it's active).  I think this makes more sense than having it on the
| Axiom server itself, although that could be another mirror.

SF offers space for tarballs.
And despite Tim's opinion last time this came up, we do need
tarballs.  Yes.

| Someone with admin access to the sf and savannah projects will need to
| put out the files, and we need to make a new one as well - (unless sept
| 2005 still corresponds to the latest Gold, I haven't checked yet).
| When making a tarball release, it is customary to strip out all the
| .cvs/.svn/etc directories - is there a better way to do that than manually?

Agree on all account.

For CVS, use export -Dtoday -- you don't need manual stripping.
for SVN, use export.
For Git, read the manual.

| Anyway, I invite any and all to revert/edit/update what I've put up.
| Any mistakes in maintainer identifications are unintentional and I
| apologize in advance for any errors.

Thansk for doing this, Cliff!

-- Gaby

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