[ITA] Git et al

Yaakov (Cygwin/X) yselkowitz@users.sourceforge.net
Thu Jan 30 10:00:00 GMT 2014

On 2014-01-29 11:07, Adam Dinwoodie wrote:
> I seem to recall there being some discussion (I can't remember the
> specific cases) about whether it would be sensible to have, for at least
> the first release after a split, all the new packages depending on the
> thinned down base one.
> As an example, someone using git-cvs currently would only have the git
> package.  If we list git-cvs as a requirement for the new git package,
> when they upgrade git they'll automatically get git-cvs and won't lose
> any functionality.  The following update can lose the git-cvs
> requirement, giving the full advantage of the separated packages.

That's what announcements are for, and for those who don't read them, 
postponing the change isn't going to help.


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