[tex-live] svn vs. p4

Reinhard Kotucha reinhard.kotucha at web.de
Sun May 21 23:11:48 CEST 2006

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

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

  > Not a problem.  You don't need svn to do a compile.  Just an
  > rsync'd tree is enough -- many of the binary sets we have now are
  > compiled by people who never touched p4.

Gerben said that he used p4 to create binaries on old machines.  I
suppose that he often has to change configure scripts and makefiles.
But only he can tell us whether rsync makes him happy.


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