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Re: Several tags around PostgreSQL 7.1 broken

From: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
To: Alvaro Herrera <alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com>, Peter Eisentraut <peter_e(at)gmx(dot)net>
Cc: pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(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 21:34:39
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- --On Wednesday, April 02, 2008 12:33:24 -0400 Alvaro Herrera 
<alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com> wrote:

> 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?

Using export was a relatively recent change ... wasn't a command I knew about 
at the start, someone (possibly Peter) pointed it out to me and we changed the 
script ... never thought to change distdir though ...

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