Re: cvs commit: CVSROOT modules

From: Bruce Evans <bde_at_zeta.org.au>
Date: Tue, 14 Dec 2004 15:31:17 +1100 (EST)
On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, Marius Strobl wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 13, 2004 at 04:56:08PM +1100, Bruce Evans wrote:
> > On Mon, 13 Dec 2004, Marius Strobl wrote:
> >
> > > marius      2004-12-13 00:42:43 UTC
> > >
> > >   FreeBSD src repository
> > >
> > >   Modified files:
> > >     .                    modules
> > >   Log:
> > >   Remove entry for src/contrib/patch, now unused in RELENG_4, RELENG_5
> > >   and HEAD.
> > >
> > >   Revision  Changes    Path
> > >   1.6856    +0 -1      CVSROOT/modules
> >
> > Long ago, it was agreed to keep modules entries "forever" since they
> > their use isn't restricted to particular branches.
>
> Well, when I asked about I was told that they can be removed once
> they are no longer used in the active branches, i.e. currently
> RELENG_4, RELENG_5 and HEAD. I don't mind putting the entry for
> src/contrib/patch back but it's not the first time that an entry
> no longer used in an active branch is removed. E.g. rev. 1.6842
> removed 180 of them and in rev. 1.6851 even the entry for the
> doscmd(1) sources was removed despite they're still present and
> used in RELENG_4.

There are lots of other wrong commits to this file :-).

It has also become very incomplete with the growth of directory
trees like /sys/dev.

Bruce
Received on Tue Dec 14 2004 - 04:31:30 UTC