[URGENT] netfilter cvs reorganisation request
Sun, 27 Jan 2002 19:08:08 +1100
Harald Welte wrote:
>On Sun, Jan 27, 2002 at 03:09:13AM +0800, Sarah Evans wrote:
>>Please, please _PLEASE_ reorganise netfilter CVS so web, iptables and
>>netfilter etc. are split up into separate cvs modules. You could not imagine
>>the pain it causes me to have to have to download every previous release of
>>every package released by the netfilter team for the last few years (in the
>>web/ subdirectory) for example, or all the sgml docs and all their historic
>>versions, just to get my hands on the latest version of a certain patch.
>if you are only interested in a single version of a patch, use cvsweb.
>and who forces you to download the full cvs tree ? you can easily checkout
>only the userspace+patch-o-matic !!
>CVS works on a sub-directory basis.
Perhaps she has a point... I tend to agree in that 99% of users are
probably just after the software so why make them (esp those without a
mastery of CVS) download the entire website too? At the very least we
could provide instructions, or the examples could be for the software only?