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Re: serverboot

From: Thomas Bushnell, BSG
Subject: Re: serverboot
Date: 19 Dec 2002 12:27:27 -0800
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"Alfred M. Szmidt" <ams@kemisten.nu> writes:

>    > The problem with having them still in the tree is that it's not obvious
>    > at a quick glance which tools are pieces aer still in use and worth
>    > learning when you're a new person.  As an example, when James Morrison
>    > was doing patch reviews and sending a patch nearly every week a frequent
>    > response was "That code is never used". 
>    This is an excellent reason for looking at releases, rather than
>    leaving CVS as what we have instead of doing releases.
> You know that looking at the release of the Hurd (latest release is
> 0.2, and was released in 1997 if I am correct) is quite useless. :-)

Which is why we should *do* releases, rather than leaving CVS as the
non-official release.

> Still, is the unused code somehow filtered out from the source tree
> when a release is made?

See hurd/Makefile.

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