[Exherbo-dev] scm goals

Ciaran McCreesh ciaran.mccreesh at googlemail.com
Tue Mar 17 23:53:00 GMT 2009


On Tue, 17 Mar 2009 19:49:11 -0400
Erik Boettcher <tehfoo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > * Let the user specify a particular revision to use when installing
> > an scm package.
> 
> What about user specified branches in addition to revisions?

If you're using a sane scm, a revision identifies a branch. If you're
not, changing repositories probably doesn't work nicely with how we do
scm source checkouts just now...

*shrug* This one's a minor detail, anyway, and doesn't have any affect
on design, so we could go either way really.

-- 
Ciaran McCreesh
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