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Re: What is /cvs/extras/devel for?



On Thu, Aug 24, 2006 at 05:35:04PM +0200, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Aug 2006 15:10:28 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> 
> > On Thursday 24 August 2006 13:02, Michael Schwendt wrote:
> > > On Thu, 24 Aug 2006 02:17:10 +0200, Till Maas wrote:
> > 
> > > > - What is /cvs/extras/devel for?
> > >
> > > It is the main repository for packages built for "Fedora Extras
> > > Development", i.e. Extras built against Fedora Core Development.
> > > With a new release of Fedora Core, a branch copy of the Extras "devel"
> > > tree is created, like FC-4, FC-5, FC-6.
> > 
> > hm, just to be sure you did not misunderstand me: I asked about 
> > /cvs/extras/devel and not about /cvs/extras/rpms/*/devel. And if you really 
> > meant /cvs/extras/devel - what is the purpose for it?
> 
> Sorry. Somebody else needs to answer that. Still it's "rpms/devel" as a
> separate "devel" module, so changes in rpms/devel appear in "devel", too.

When I had the same question I looked up the CVS metadata and found
out that devel is a symlink to rpms. So Till, simply ignore the devel
sibling of rpms and use rpms for extracting/commiting stuff. HTH.
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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