[tex-live] svn vs. p4

Hans Hagen pragma at wxs.nl
Sat May 20 14:20:42 CEST 2006

Staszek Wawrykiewicz wrote:
> On Fri, 19 May 2006, Karl Berry wrote:
>>     A more natural test would be updating the lm fonts, for instance.
>> In terms of getting experience with svn, I wouldn't recommend updating
>> lm as a first update.  I doubt anything good could come of that.  Doing
>> something smaller would be better; once success and familiarity have
>> been achieved there (maybe they already have, I'm not sure how much you
>> and Staszek have done), *then* try something as big as lm.
> Uff, I've just updated lm fonts (#1581). The whole commit took ~40min,
> not counting my preparation (I have no time nor experience to write
> scripts for what was added, deleted or only updated).
do you have any idea why it took that much of time? 

- too slow machine: then we need to get you a faster machine
- too slow (dsl) lines: then we need to get you a fast line 


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