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Date: Fri, 02 Nov 2001 14:14:48 -0500
From: Charles Wilson <cwilson AT ece DOT gatech DOT edu>
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Subject: Re: /setup.html please read - feedback desired
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Just to clarify:
   The original suggestion was to install the sourceforge *software* on a 
Red Hat/Cygnus server.  This was deemed overkill.

Earnie's suggestion was to open a cygapp project on the VALinux/Sourceforge 
server, and use that.  cgf has rejected *that* as well -- for unstated 
reasons (although you can guess:  reluctance to rely on non-RH servers 
and/or competitors (VA Linux?).  Resistance to decentralization.  *SLOW* 
download speeds from sourceforge machines. etc.)


Christopher Faylor wrote:

> On Fri, Nov 02, 2001 at 01:51:09PM -0500, Earnie Boyd wrote:
>>Christopher Faylor wrote:
>>>The last time I asked about this somebody said "Use SourceForge
>>>software".  I think that would be a overkill for this requirement,
>>Yeah, probably overkill.  Hmm...  how about something like this:
>>I have ported package foo-x.z that I would like to contribute, so I
>>create foo-x.z-1.tar.gz and foo-x.z-1-src.tar.gz and upload that to
> I am not going to use sourceforge.
> cgf

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