CTM - any users left?
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Mon Jun 16 22:18:28 PDT 2003
> On 2003-Jun-17 00:29:04 +0200, Julian Stacey <jhs at berklix.org> wrote:
> >At least one friend used to ftp the deltas, but didn't get them by
> I get CTM by mail at work - CVSup isn't an option due to firewall
> restrictions (no outgoing access other than FTP and HTTP).
> At home, I normally FTP the CTM files - I find it more convenient than
> CVSup since I understand how it all fits together and can easily move
> the deltas between systems. It also has the advantage of being part
> of the base system (and doesn't pull in Modula-2).
ACK! Plus, the modification time of the CTM deltas is maintained when
they are obtained through ftp, and then the modification time of the
src/ files is maintained through "ctm -u". This provides a rough idea at
what point in time a specific src file was changed, to easily correlate
with mailing lists.
Personally I obtain deltas through ftp, and distribute them further
through rsync (which also works through firewalls).
I don't object moving CTM to ports however. I don't care. But CTM is a
pretty small piece - why take the effort to change the current mode of
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