[Mageia-dev] sync with mandriva

Ahmad Samir ahmadsamir3891 at gmail.com
Mon Nov 8 12:46:37 CET 2010

On 8 November 2010 13:41, Bruno Cornec <Bruno.Cornec at hp.com> wrote:
> Michael Scherer said on Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 12:37:44PM +0100:
>> Le lundi 08 novembre 2010 à 12:11 +0100, Bruno Cornec a écrit :
>> > Michael Scherer said on Mon, Nov 08, 2010 at 12:04:25PM +0100:
>> > > separated svn for tarball.
>> >
>> > What does it bring ?
>> compared to current situation, it allow us to clean it more easily the
>> tarball from svn. The goal was to prevent endless growth of the
>> repository.
> I understand that point, but not the reason to put at all the tar in
> SVN.
>> Well, a flat or a directory like structure for perf reason, yes. But it
>> was discussed some years ago on maintainers@, and so I think this was
>> raised as well, except that I do not remind the outcome. Spuk did the
>> work, so you need to ask him.
> Well, I thought that a new distro could afford discussing again some of
> the choices that have prooved to be problematic in the past thus my msg.
> I'm not sure that history is so important that opinion of people who
> will manage that in the future.

IIUC, history in this contest means "the reasoning behind
rejecting/accepting it", i.e. instead of doing the research from
scratch we can take it from where it ended the last time it was
discussed and re-evaluate the pros and cons.

> Bruno.
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