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Re: Several tags around PostgreSQL 7.1 broken

From: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>
To: Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org, "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Subject: Re: Several tags around PostgreSQL 7.1 broken
Date: 2008-04-02 16:33:24
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Peter Eisentraut wrote:
> Am Mittwoch, 2. April 2008 schrieb Marc G. Fournier:
> > Agreed ... but, stupid question here ... if our tags are wrong in CVS, are
> > the 7.1.x releases themselves wrong too?  When I do a release tarball, I
> > run:
> >
> > cvs -q export -rREL7_1_1 pgsql
> I believe we moved to using cvs export many years after 7.1.  Before that, the 
> releases were made straight out of a cvs checkout.  With cvs export it is of 
> course nearly impossible to create such a mess.

Hmm, if we use a CVS export, why do we have, on "make distdir", the
business to remove CVS files?

Alvaro Herrera                      
The PostgreSQL Company - Command Prompt, Inc.

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