[asterisk-dev] Unstable releases lately

John Lange john.lange at open-it.ca
Tue Jan 15 10:27:51 CST 2008

On Tue, 2008-01-15 at 09:45 -0600, Kevin P. Fleming wrote:
> John Lange wrote:
> > Back at Fall Von 2007, during the BOF session the topic of having a
> > daily SVN snapshot available for download was raised and there seemed to
> > be agreement that this was a good idea.
> Unless these were distributed as patches, it would actually take far
> longer for a user to download a snapshot tarball than to just run 'svn
> update' on an existing checkout.

That misses the point. It's certainly has nothing to do with download

SVN is relatively hard to use compared to a tarball especially since it
isn't installed by default on many distros.

If SVN is the "be-all-end-all" then why do you have any tarballs? Might
as well use SVN for everything.


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