On Thursday 17 May 2007 08:16, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> David Fetter wrote:
> >> My main difficulty was figuring out a workable way to build a local
> >> mirror of the code (so I could get off-line diffs), keep it in sync with
> >> the development tree, while branching out working areas to evaluate
> >> patches or do new development in.  A good example walkthrough of how to
> >> do that using standard tools would be a big help.  Hint:  if you suggest
> >> CVsup I'll smack you.
> >
> > Would you be interested in providing this meat?  You're uniquely
> > qualified because your shins still smart from all the things you
> > barked them on :)
> For this item at least the work has been done in showing how to set up a
> local mirror using rsync instead of CVSup. It's mentioned in the dev
> version of the docs at
> http://developer.postgresql.org/pgdocs/postgres/rsync.html - although
> frankly it would be better to import the information rather than just
> refer to the buildfarm HOWTO.

And really should probably be written up into FAQ section or a full on guide 
for "how do i get started hacking on postgresql?" 

Robert Treat
Build A Brighter LAMP :: Linux Apache {middleware} PostgreSQL

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