Udev in b6_0: to be or not to be

Matthew Burgess matthew at linuxfromscratch.org
Tue Jun 1 15:24:09 PDT 2004


On Wed, 02 Jun 2004 00:15:44 +0200
Jeroen Coumans <jeroen at linuxfromscratch.org> wrote:

> Matthew Burgess said the following on 02-06-2004 00:01:
> > 
> > What happens (or is intended to happen) is that work goes on in
> > unstable until a particular feature is at a relatively stable point
> > (e.g. a new toolchain combination). That is then tagged in CVS,
> > ready for the"testing" branch maintainers to pull down as and when
> > they deem suitable.  Meanwhile HEAD development is still continues
> > on, knowing full well that it is not affecting "testing"'s ability
> > to pull down the last-known-good state. Obviously, working on more
> > than one major change at a time is likely to decrease the chances of
> > reaching a suitable stability point, hence the assumption here that,
> > by and large, HEAD will concentrate on one feature at a time.
> 
> Ok, you might want to change your cvs-structure document to reflect 
> this, so it won't cause anymore confusion in the future.

I obviously thought it was clear enough already...I accept patches :)
> 
> Also, Subversion, with its atomic commits and global revision numbers 
> for repositories, should solve the "one feature at a time"
> restriction. How's testing going, btw?

It's installed and I did a cvs2svn on our CVS repository, but that's as
far as it's got right now.  See the evidence at
http://www.linuxfromscratch.org/svn/ :)

Cheers,

Matt.



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