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Re: [Pan-devel] Re: Further info - Re: Newbie: Can't find source code fo

From: JoN
Subject: Re: [Pan-devel] Re: Further info - Re: Newbie: Can't find source code for 0.14.90, can't get CVS to work
Date: Wed, 8 Feb 2006 11:40:06 +1100
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Gotcha, thanks.

The About screen says 0.14.90, that and the RPM name is where I was taking it 


Quoting Duncan <address@hidden>:

> JoN posted <address@hidden>,
> excerpted below,  on Tue, 07 Feb 2006 13:28:29 +1100:
> > Should have mentioned, I have 0.14.90 installed from an rpm that some
> > kind french gentleman constructed, however he didn't reveal where he
> > actually got the source from.
> > 
> > It works very nicely in comparison with the standard Fedora 0.14.2*
> > release which I had before, which kept breaking.
> > 
> > However, there are a few minor patches I'd like to apply and I just
> > can't find the source.
> > 
> > Can 0.14.90's source be put in the rebelbase http hierarchy perhaps ?
> I see you got CVS to work, but to answer the question...
> Once releases or betas are considered stable enough for at least beta,
> they get tarballed up and put in the sources dir on rebelbase.  The
> version number for CVS is then advanced, and work begins on the next
> version.
> What you have now is a 0.14.90 /snapshot/.  It really should have the
> snapshot date, in the form -cvs200ymmdd, or something similar, appended to
> the 0.14.90, as it's certainly /not/ the official 0.14.90 release, since
> work is still continuing on that release at this point, and because having
> the snapshot date at least allows /some/ sort of tracking, and updating
> with new snapshots as appropriate.
> Meanwhile, the CVS version will remain available from CVS, not as an
> official tarball, until 0.14.90 is considered by Charles to be "done", at
> which point it will be tarballed and made available in the usual sources
> dir, and work will start on 0.14.91.
> -- 
> Duncan - List replies preferred.   No HTML msgs.
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