Re: categorization, documentation and packaging of "git core" commands
- Date: Wed, 7 Feb 2018 15:03:31 -0500 (EST)
- From: "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: categorization, documentation and packaging of "git core" commands
On Wed, 7 Feb 2018, Todd Zullinger wrote:
> Robert P. J. Day wrote:
... snip ...
> > finally, from fedora, i am utterly unable to find a package that
> > provides git-archimport. pretty sure fedora used to have a
> > "git-arch" package but it's not there now.
> It hasn't been in Fedora since 2011. The tla command which is
> required for git-archimport was retired, thus we removed the
> git-arch package. The rpm changelog shows this:
> * Tue Jul 26 2011 Todd Zullinger <tmz@xxxxxxxxx> - 1.7.6-4
> - Drop git-arch on fedora >= 16, the tla package has been retired
> As does the git history for the package:
> The tla package was retired because it failed to build for
> several releases:
huh ... well, that raises the question, if tla has been unbuildable
for that long (possibly for other distros), what is the value in
continuing to support git-archimport?
i don't really care one way or the other, but perhaps git-archimport
should be broken out as a "non-core" component of git. related post
coming shortly ...
Robert P. J. Day Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA