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Re: [Savannah-users] How to set up a new project

From: Luiji Maryo
Subject: Re: [Savannah-users] How to set up a new project
Date: Wed, 7 Nov 2012 18:00:40 -0500

On Wed, Nov 7, 2012 at 5:57 PM, Karl Berry <address@hidden> wrote:
    Last time I checked, CVS is the only way to manage a web page.

That's correct.

    There's probably some actual benefit to it that

There is no explicit "benefit"; CVS was the only distributed version
control system around when savannah was set up. 

Supporting other vc's is on the list, but requires a lot of work from
both savannah volunteers and FSF sysadmins, both of whom have
approximately zero time for such large projects that touch many areas of
the infrastructure, so I wouldn't hold your breath.

Oh, I didn't know Savannah was around that long. 

    As for the Downloads area, that requires you to use rsync

No, as mentioned by another respondent and on, scp and sftp should
also work.

You are the second person to clarify that for me now. As I said to the previous person, that's really awesome and I'm glad that I was wrong (paraphrasing). =)


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