[asterisk-dev] Unstable releases lately
michael.grigoni at cybertheque.org
Tue Jan 15 11:03:53 CST 2008
John Lange wrote:
> 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.
Read the [asterisk-bsd] list awhile if you would like to get a feel for
what hell is like in the greater unix asterisk space at the moment.
Aside from little interest amongst core developers in the BSD communities,
SVN certainly isn't canonical on most BSD or other Unix distributions.
BSD users must rely on a port maintainer or individual efforts for
handling every change that comes down the pike and frustration is
rising to the level of discussions of forking or abandonment of the
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