CVS files in src

Giorgos Keramidas keramida at
Fri Aug 19 12:46:38 GMT 2005

On 2005-08-19 11:04, "Andrey V. Elsukov" <bu7cher at> wrote:
>Dev FreeBSD wrote:
>> Usually an individual would download the tarball to build the stuff
>> and not necessarily to sync up with the tree.
> If the CVS-files would be included into src tarballs on FreeBSD ISO,
> this would be another easy way to update sources..

It's a bad idea to penalize all the users with files that are only of
interest to developers.  The CVS subdirectories will increase the size
of the source tree by a significant amount for no obvious or good
reason, IMHO.

>> If you need a specific release version then just pull off the sources
>> using the specific release tag.
> I have own CVS-repository.. :)

See?  You don't need the CVS information in the install CD-ROM then,
since you can easily extract it from the repository :-)

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