[drupal-devel] Cleaner Directory structure

Earl Dunovant prometheus6 at gmail.com
Thu May 12 15:04:30 UTC 2005

He's saying the script that produces the tarball would have to be
modified to get the files from different directories. Once gotten, it
would go on to produce the same expected output. Downloaders will be

On 5/12/05, Jeremy Epstein <jazepstein at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 5/12/05, K B <kbahey at gmail.com> wrote:
> > All this does not need to go in CVS as it is. The CVS can largely
> > remain as it is. What the developers see when committing code and what
> > the end user (site admin) sees are two different things.
> >
> > The script that creates the tarball can deal with all this and
> > everything else remains the same.
> Not sure that I understand you there. The current situation in Drupal
> is that the contents of the tarball are exactly the same as the
> contents of CVS (except that CVS is more up-to-date). Are you saying
> that this will no longer be the case? Do you mean that checking out
> Drupal core will now have a different result to downloading a tarball
> of Drupal core?
> My understanding was that the Drupal core CVS repository would have
> everything under /public_html, and that the Drupal core tarball would
> have the same (this is how it is now). Why would you want to change
> this? Doing so would only confuse people.
> Jaza.

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