[tex-live] branches2007/ vs. trunk/ (was: building binaries for FreeBSD-STABLE amd64)

Joachim Schrod 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
Roedermark, Germany

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