Fedora Board meeting Tuesday 12/12
mspevack at redhat.com
Mon Dec 11 20:26:02 UTC 2006
On Mon, 11 Dec 2006, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Monday 11 December 2006 15:17, Max Spevack wrote:
>> - Is the ball moving on version control stuff since the Fedora Summit? I
>> know Jesse continues to work on pungi, but I haven't seen (or just haven't
>> been looking in the right place) a lot of follow up about the distributed
>> version control. Where are we with that, etc?
> I thought this was supposed to take a backburner. It was noted that CVS _has_
> some ACL stuff in place so that we can keep set permissions at a module level
> (does this include release branch, since these aren't really "branches"?) and
> that we don't _need_ a new SCM to accomplish the merger of core<->extras.
And if the answer is back burner for now, that's fine. I just want to
make sure it is consciously on the backburner as opposed to forgotten.
> Personally I think a new distributed SCM would make things like
> downstream distributions (olpc, etc..) easier, ditto secondary arches.
> There were strong concerns though of changing too much too quickly and
> not accomplishing the major goal(s) of the merger.
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