[tex-live] CVS for texlive

John Murdie john at cs.york.ac.uk
Mon May 24 17:01:55 CEST 2004

On Mon, 2004-05-24 at 14:21, Karl Berry wrote:
>     Why I ask: Our institute at the Vienna University of Technology, in fact
>     my fellow sysadm and me, think we can provide texlive cvs repository.
> A very generous offer, thank you.
>     What is the current status of the transition to cvs? 
> As I recall, Sebastian concluded the discussion by saying we would
> move to CVS after the 2004 release.
>     - if yes, did we/you came to a decision where to put it?
> Sebastian concluded that sarovar.org was the best choice, because it is
> actually run by TeX friends in India, it already has lots of
> infrastructure (as well as cvs) without anyone having to take the time
> to build it, and access was acceptable.
> So, while it's a very kind offer, I think your TL time is better spent
> on development :).
> Thanks,
> k

Have you considered Subversion instead of CVS (
http://subversion.tigris.org/)? (I'm only just getting started with
Subversion myself, but people I know who have tried it consider it more
elegant in use than CVS.)

My apologies if I've overlooked a discussion of a prior instance of this

John A. Murdie
Department of Computer Science
University of York

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