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Re: pgsql-server/doc/src/sgml Makefile

From: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>,pgsql-committers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: pgsql-server/doc/src/sgml Makefile
Date: 2004-03-09 18:00:52
Message-ID: 27011.1078855252@sss.pgh.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
>> Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net> writes:
>>> A better approach for that would be to remove HISTORY from CVS and build 
>>> it only when the release tarball is made.

> I think the only reason HISTORY and INSTALL are in CVS is because we
> want people running CVS during beta to have changes docs and install
> instructions that don't require them to pull down a new tarball each
> time or read the docs via a web site.

That argument seems a bit silly for HISTORY, seeing that it's generally
not up-to-date during beta testing.  As for INSTALL, those instructions
don't change fast enough to surprise beta testers, so I'm not convinced
about it either.

			regards, tom lane

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