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Re: built files in CVS

From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: built files in CVS
Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2001 09:44:58 -0400

"Steve M. Robbins" wrote:

> Clearly, built files can be recovered from their sources, so why
> put them into version-control?

I wasn't in on the original decision, but I believe the rationale on the CVS
project was that we wanted a checkout to look like a distribution tarball to
make it easier for more novice users to use code pulled out of CVS.


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