cvsup in 1.4?
mezz7 at cox.net
Fri Dec 30 00:48:18 PST 2005
On Thu, 29 Dec 2005 11:54:43 -0800, Matthew Dillon wrote:
> : Actually it has *always* been on the release CD. I totally forgot
> : about it... it's because it doesn't work in pkgsrc yet and we switched
> : the nrelease build over to package source. Joerg was supposed to get
> : that working but as he has not I will take a shot at it.
> Excuse me a moment while I go off into a corner and scream bloody
> murder at the authors of ezm3 (which cvsup needs to build). There are,
> literally, HUNDREDS of os-dependant files, no worthwhile documentation,
> and no mechanisms that I can see to help port to a new OS or generate
> any of the required dependancies. There are insane dependancies that go
> deep, deep into system internals. If there is a poster boy on how NOT
> to write a language, ezm3 would be it :-(.
> I am just going to take the cvsup binary from FreeBSD-4 and make the
> nrelease build use it directly. Fortunately we still ship with all the
> required compatibility libraries. Then we will shift away from using
> cvsup for 1.5 and later. I really love the cvsup program, but the
> language support is just too much of a headache.
You can check Csup that is rewrite of CVSup in C. Maybe your team can help
with this project if one of you care. ;-)
http://wikitest.freebsd.org/moin.cgi/ChristophMathys (Summer of Code 2005)
> Matthew Dillon
> <dillon at xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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