[PD-dev] time for svn?
hans at eds.org
Mon Feb 27 20:34:30 CET 2006
On Feb 27, 2006, at 1:53 PM, Thomas Grill wrote:
> Hi Hans-Christoph,
> i see. In fact, i turned off the automatic mirroring several months
> ago, so that the SF cvs is updated only when the respective project
> is under a buildable condition.
Whatever you want to call it, this is exactly what I am talking
about. I didn't realize that you had stopped the mirroring. I'd
just add that each time you send the files to the pure-data CVS, you
increment the version in some fashion. Then it would be a release.
> Mirroring releasing only doesn't seem too good to me, since i don't
> release very often due to the work that is connected to preparing
> the packages. Fixes made in the meantime wouldn't be available for
> users in this case.
I don't mean that everyone should mirror the release schedule of Pd-
extended. I mean that they should import only stable releases once
they are ready. Then Pd-extended will be build with whatever is
there. That seems to be the most manageable solution for now.
>> As far as I understand it, externals/grill is hosted in your
>> repository, and then every night, it is mirrored to pure-data
>> CVS. I am saying instead of this setup, it would make more sense
>> to import the code from your repository only when you make a
>> release. No one currently uses branches against externals/grill
>> to track changes to that area, so I see now benefit to having it
>> mirrored in pure-data CVS.
>> Instead, if stable releases were in external/grill, then we would
>> not have to worry about various inevitable development hiccups
>> when building Pd-extended. I think this would also work well with
>> Gem, PDP, and GridFlow, which are also managed in other repositories.
>> As we enjoy great advantages from inventions of others, we should
>> be glad of an opportunity to serve others by any invention of
>> ours; and this we should do freely and generously.
>> - Benjamin Franklin
> Thomas Grill
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