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Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: Maintainer wanted for RefTeX

From: David Kastrup
Subject: Re: [AUCTeX-devel] Re: Maintainer wanted for RefTeX
Date: Tue, 26 Dec 2006 10:13:44 +0100
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Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:

> * David Kastrup (2006-12-25) writes:
>> Ralf Angeli <address@hidden> writes:
>>> I guess for importing something like
>>> cvs -z3 -d:ext:<membername> \
>>>   import -m "Import of RefTeX 4.31" reftex FSF REFTEX_4_31
>>> should work.  I'm not sure about vendor and release tag.  For the
>>> release tag perhaps the format we are using for AUCTeX would be
>>> better: release_4_31.
>> I am not sure that importing is the right thing to do.  If I
>> understand the CVS docs correctly, this produces a branch, but we'd
>> rather want to have this added into HEAD.
> The Cederquist 1.11.13 I have here has this to say at the start of
> chapter 13 on page 79:
> "Use the import command to create and update the vendor branch. When
> you import a new file, the vendor branch is made the `head' revision,
> so anyone that checks out a copy of the file gets that revision. When
> a local modification is committed it is placed on the main trunk, and
> made the `head' revision."

Does not really tell the story about version numbers, though.

>> Does anybody have a clue who we could ask about this?
> savannah-hackers?

Could be worth a try.

>> With regard to releases: using the same kind of tags as for the
>> rest of AUCTeX seems like a plan, but we should keep RefTeX out of
>> the AUCTeX _distribution_ (tarballs, top Makefile etc) at first, I
>> would think, even though we'll have it be a top-level subdirectory.
> Subdirectory?  I would have created it as a module, that means on the
> same level as `auctex' in the CVS repo.

Uh, do we have write access at that level?

David Kastrup, Kriemhildstr. 15, 44793 Bochum

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