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HISTORY, INSTALL, README.CVS

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,PostgreSQL-documentation <pgsql-docs(at)postgresql(dot)org>,"Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Subject: HISTORY, INSTALL, README.CVS
Date: 2004-03-10 00:29:55
Message-ID: 200403100029.i2A0Ttx15352@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Bruce Momjian wrote:
> > One idea would be to replace file content with a single URL that
> > points to the development docs, then when the tarball is built, it
> > can overwrite those files.
> 
> Please do not automatically overwrite files that are in CVS.  That will 
> lead to trouble.  An alternative, which is actually in quite common 
> use, is to simply provide a file README.cvs that explains various 
> things about dealing with a CVS check out tree.  When you make a 
> tarball, you simply delete the file.

OK, I have removed HISTORY and INSTALL from CVS, and added a README.CVS
which contains URL's to that content.

Marc, would you modify your tar build script to remove README.CVS from
the tar file?

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