[webkit-dev] New Releases Directory
timothy at hatcher.name
Mon Mar 27 16:30:02 PST 2006
Subversion tags and branches are just copies. Unlike CVS, Subversion
implements these concepts by copying directories with the svn copy
— Timothy Hatcher
On Mar 27, 2006, at 4:17 PM, Trey Matteson wrote:
> Just curious - Why don't people who want to look at previous
> versions just check out the current tree with a given tag for a
> previous release? I know CVS better than subversion, but that is
> what I've always seen in past projects. It seems to me like this
> new release tree just introduces redundant mechanism (which I
> always find confusing).
> Thanks for the info,
> On Mar 27, 2006, at 3:52 PM, Timothy Hatcher wrote:
>> Sorry for all of the commit emails from me. (No I am not trying to
>> raise my commit count on CIA. I just have to do each move a
>> directory at a time.)
>> I have added a new directory in our open source tree /svn/webkit/
>> releases. Under this directory will be tags of all the public
>> releases of WebKit.
>> Here is how the directory is looking now:
>> - More releases to be added later.
>> - Mac OS X Update 10.4.3
>> - Mac OS X Update 10.4.4
>> - Mac OS X Update 10.4.5
>> - Security Update 2006-001
>> - Security Update 2006-002
>> - Exact releases to be added later.
>> Look for more old (and new) release tags that will be added over
>> time. These tags pre-date the open source project and will not
>> work with our modern build system.
>> — Timothy Hatcher
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>> webkit-dev at opendarwin.org
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