Using Subversion for binary distribution?

Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH allbery at
Fri May 25 21:42:38 UTC 2007

On May 25, 2007, at 15:59 , Giorgos Keramidas wrote:

> On 2007-05-25 08:01, "Brandon S. Allbery KF8NH"  
> <allbery at> wrote:
>> On May 25, 2007, at 6:43 , Giorgos Keramidas wrote:
>>> PS: Have you already tried systems like sysutils/cfengine and  
>>> given up
>>> on them for your own reasons?
>>  I think he's talking about something like freebsd-update, not SCM.
> Oops.  I was confused then (and posted a large-ish post about SCM  
> tools
> which I think are better than Subversion for multi-host management).
> Subversion *is* an SCM tool, hence the confusion.  Oh well...

Whoops, definitions and TLA confusion.  Where I come from you can use  
tools like Subversion as part of a system configuration management  
mechanism, but Subversion is not very good at it by itself.

brandon s. allbery [solaris,freebsd,perl,pugs,haskell] allbery at
system administrator [openafs,heimdal,too many hats] allbery at
electrical and computer engineering, carnegie mellon university    KF8NH

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