On Sat, Mar 16, 2002 at 02:08:51PM -0800, Terry Lambert wrote: > I think it's an incredibly bad idea that we are not going > to be able to reproduce what went onto any given CDROM in > ten years.
I agree that it is very important to be able to reproduce official releases of FreeBSD N years down the road. However, that has never been a requirement of snapshot CDs. We have never even tagged the tree for previous snapshots. We are actually moving more in the direction you advocate by at least moving the snapshot production into Perforce so that more developers can participate. The release engineers would prefer to do this in CVS, but that is not advisable for the reasons Peter outlined in his mail. The source distribution is included in the output of "make release" for a reason. If you have a technical solution to the problems that Peter raised, then I'm sure [EMAIL PROTECTED] would like to hear about them. - Murray
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