[tex-live] branches2007/ vs. trunk/ (was: building binaries for FreeBSD-STABLE amd64)
jschrod at acm.org
Fri Jul 27 11:37:05 CEST 2007
Jonathan Kew wrote:
> On 26 Jul 2007, at 4:26 pm, Nikola Lecic wrote:
>> You have to download either release DVD or stable snapshot and
>> to build source/ directory.
> I'd recommend getting the source/ tree from texlive/branches/branch2007,
> which includes some important patches since the DVD release, including
> fixes specific to some 64-bit architectures. Note that these fixes are
> not necessarily in trunk/ at the moment;
Oomm, wouldn't it be a good policy that all fixes in branch2007/
are also committed to trunk/, unless they got obsolete by a feature
change or rewrite?
That way branch2007/ would be a subset of trunk/ development that
is ready to be used by distributions.
Just a thought.
Joachim Schrod Email: jschrod at acm.org
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