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Re: EGCS->GCC: Snapshot names
- To: Gerald Pfeifer <pfeifer at dbai dot tuwien dot ac dot at>
- Subject: Re: EGCS->GCC: Snapshot names
- From: law at redhat dot com
- Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2000 08:10:06 -0700
- cc: Joe Buck <jbuck at racerx dot synopsys dot com>, Neil Booth <NeilB at earthling dot net>, Kelley Cook <Kelley dot Cook at home dot com>, gcc at gcc dot gnu dot org
- Reply-To: law at redhat dot com
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> On Thu, 2 Nov 2000, Joe Buck wrote:
> >> Hmmm - they're all over CVSweb as it's the name of one of the
> >> directories in the hierarchy :-)
> > This should be fixable -- CVS now lets you check out that directory
> > as "gcc" rather than "egcs", so it should be possible to fix CVSweb
> > to show the directory as "gcc" rather than "egcs".
> Not to the best of my knowledge. I tried, but it just does not work.
> If you start at <http://gcc.gnu.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/>, you
> will see the egcs subdirectory; and even if you manually enter
> <http://gcc.gnu.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/gcc/> you are automatically
> redirected to <http://gcc.gnu.org/cgi-bin/cvsweb.cgi/egcs/>.
> It seems we'll have to remove the subdirectory in the CVS tree to
> changes this.
At some point we're going to need to do this. Maybe CVS will cooperate
and DTRT if we rename the directory to "gcc" and leave a symlink "egcs".
Then after an appropriate period we remove the symlink completely.