[development] Changes in contrib CVS

Chris Johnson chris at tinpixel.com
Mon May 15 13:41:46 UTC 2006

Gerhard Killesreiter wrote:
> Hi there!
> As you might recall Dries had asked me to be the contrib CVS maintainer 
> a while ago. One thing that has caused me a lot of pain and work was 
> that every comitter can commit to every project and (even worse) branch 
> or tag any project. For example, if somebody goes on a mad tagging 
> rampage and tags half of /modules, not only need the tags be undone, but 
> also the generated tarballs need to be removed by hand and the cvs 
> checkout used on drupal for making them needs to be cleaned, too.
> Hence my delight was truly great when Derek Wright told me that this can 
> easily be remedied and we wouldn't even need to change to 
> $FANCY_OTHER_RCS to have it fixed. Not only did Derek tell me that it 
> can be done, he also volunteered to implement it!

> Thanks Derek!
> Cheers,
>    Gerhard

+1 w00t!  :-)

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