CVS removal from the base
rik at inse.ru
Fri Dec 2 10:33:29 UTC 2011
Max Khon wrote:
> I know that it is too early to speak about this, but I would like the
> dust in the mailing lists to settle down before real actions can be
> As soon as ports/ (and doc/) are moved to SVN I do not see any
> compelling reasons for keeping CVS in the base system.
> Those who still use it for development can install ports/devel/opencvs
> (like all the src/ developers do for ports/devel/subversion/).
> In my opinion it is just another piece of bitrot that resides in the
> base system for no real reasons.
By the way, there is one other use case of cvs. Personally I use cvs
instead of cvsup to
checkout whatever version I need to compile. It is very useful to have
out of the box without any extra ports.
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