[SM-Discuss] splitting cvs spells
vlaaad at sourcemage.org
Fri Oct 6 06:50:36 EDT 2006
Le vendredi 06 octobre 2006 à 13:19 +0300, Juuso Alasuutari a écrit :
> We were discussing this subject with ruskie, and I thought I should ask about
> it here: How many prefer having the cvs/devel version of a program integrated
> into the mainline spell, and how many think it's generally best to have
> separate spells?
That would be good indeed that we normalize that. Not especially for us,
but above all for the users. It should be less confusing to have only
From this point of view, I would say that the latter is better. With a
spell named in *-cvs you don't have to wonder what version it is. ;-)
However I heard few days ago some of us who were worried about the
grimoire size. Considering this, the former may be better because it
allows code share.
> I'm for the latter option, it imho makes maintenance much easier both for the
> spell in question and for situations where other spells depend on features
> that are only found or missing in the cvs version. That's how we handle
> versioned dependencies otherwise anyway.
> I'm sure ruskie wants to present his point of view here, and others probably
> as well. I'd also like to see links to previous discussions, if someone has
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