[tex-live] svn vs. p4

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun May 21 22:02:29 CEST 2006

>>>>> "Karl" == Karl Berry <karl at freefriends.org> writes:

  >     The .svn files in the ls-R databases might slow down things as
  > well

  > They won't be there, of course.  I think I already checked in
  > changes to exclude them.


  >     It would be a pity if we decide to use svn now and it turns
  > out later that we cannot have binaries for old systems because of
  > hardware limitations.

  > I don't understand.  What does svn (or p4 or whatever) have to do
  > with what binaries can be supported?

Binaries for old environments/systems are compiled on old machines.
svn requires more disk space than p4, which is probably not always


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