[rfk-dev] i'm in my underwear at school
Eric S. Raymond
esr at thyrsus.com
Fri Oct 26 15:18:58 PDT 2012
Ryan Finnie <ryan at finnie.org>:
> On 10/26/2012 12:41 PM, Eric S. Raymond wrote:
> > Ryan Finnie <ryan at finnie.org>:
> >> I'd just like to chime in and mention that when I made those few updates
> >> in 2007 and released 1.7320508.406, I didn't know about a proposed 2005
> >> rewrite. It was basically just some cleanup work to get downstream
> >> (Debian) packaging more easy to work with.
> > What the heck happened to those 2007 commits? I can't find any dated
> > that year in the repo. There's a jump from 2003 to 2011 in what I see.
> Yeah, that's the other thing. I didn't know there was a CVS repo, so
> there's no actual change history between v1.4142135.406 and 1.7320508.406.
> I've gone through a diff of the two versions and annotated what changed
> between them. It comes down to:
> * Removed debian/ (better not to ship this upstream)
> * Autogenerated changes from automake/autoconf
> * Removed the "v" prefix from the autoconf config (easier for distros to
> work with that way)
> * Added manpage
> * Shipped pre-compiled info page
> * Fix line wrapping bug
> * Documentation tweaks
Yuck. Good thing there haven't been any actual changes in the POIX part since
2003 (I deleted a bunch of generated files during the conversion).
I have your tarball. I'll create a corresponding changeset and tag it.
<a href="http://www.catb.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>
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