Up-to-date INDEXes may now be downloaded from www.freebsd.org

Kris Kennaway kris at obsecurity.org
Wed May 19 03:56:27 PDT 2004

On Tue, May 18, 2004 at 02:52:44PM -0400, Richard Coleman wrote:
> Mark Linimon wrote:
> >On Monday 17 May 2004 09:26 am, Richard Coleman wrote:
> >
> >
> >>Why not auto-commit them to CVS?
> >
> >
> >Because at that point you not only bloat the master CVS repo
> >(these things are 5M, and there are two of them, and this is
> >happening hourly?), but you also force everyone who tracks
> >the ports tree by (e.g.) cvsup to download each and every
> >one of the diffs every time it changes (that's how CVS works
> >internally).
> >
> >mcl
> It's too bad there's not a way to force a commit to 1.0.1 (or whatever 
> the original repo number is) and have it over-write the previous commit. 
>  The only way I can think of doing this is to physically remove the 
> file in the repo first.  I guess that's not worth it.  Oh well, was just 
> wondering.

That would make it worse since cvsup would send the *entire* file to
every cvsup user once an hour.

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