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Re: Old Coreutils CVS Administriva

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: Old Coreutils CVS Administriva
Date: Wed, 9 Oct 2013 16:30:46 -0700

On Wed, Oct 9, 2013 at 4:07 PM, Bob Proulx <address@hidden> wrote:
> Summary: The old coreutils CVS is now marked read-only.
> Details: Recently one of the other projects on Savannah moved from CVS
> to GIT.  They wanted to mark the old CVS source repository as
> read-only to ensure that no developers accidentally committed to it.
> And to have it produce a useful error message upon accidental commit
> to it.  That seemed useful.  And useful to other projects that move
> too.  I added a commitinfo hook for them in a way that I hope will be
> useful to other projects.  I wanted to test the configuration on a
> test project.  Hmm...  Which could I use?
> The old coreutils had been in CVS too.  It was useful to me to test
> the functionality there.  As a very trivial administrivia point I have
> marked the old coreutils CVS repository as read-only and a message
> that the CVS location is obsolete and has been moved is emitted.  I
> thought I would send a notification here about it.

Thanks, Bob!

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