[Xorg] next steps with the xorg tree

Egbert Eich eich at pdx.freedesktop.org
Thu Feb 19 05:49:13 PST 2004

Kaleb S. KEITHLEY writes:
 > Er, well, with the smiley I'm confused -- is this a serious question?
 > Kendall Bennett noted that {RCS,CVS}ID strings in the sources make it 
 > hard to import/merge changes into other people's trees. I certainly 
 > agree -- after 10+ years working with X Consortium, XFree86, and now 
 > Xorg trees doing imports and merges -- that it does indeed make for more 
 > work.

The solution to this problem would be the option -kk.

 > So you have to tell me whether it's valuable or not to be able to look 
 > at a file, possibly from somewhere else, and be able to tell at a glance 
 > what its provenance is.

I certainly do think that these imports are just a temporary issue.
I don't expect we will have two relevant X trees around for a longer
period of time.
Therefore I'd like to ask if it's worth the efford. Of course it can
be done.


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