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From Davanum Srinivas <d...@yahoo.com>
Subject Re: now and in next year ... [Re: Change CVS module names (Next week)]
Date Sat, 06 Sep 2003 23:18:09 GMT
+100000 :)

-- dims

--- Sam Ruby <rubys@apache.org> wrote:
> Aleksander Slominski wrote:
> > 
> > so there are migration paths but still i see no reason to not leave lot 
> > of time for people to make this change ...
> 
> My experience with this:
> 
> 1) It actually is real easy to do.  Even on windows (my primary 
> development platform).
> 
> 2) Those that are prone to whine, will wait until the last minute.
> 
> 3) At which point, they will whine anyway.  Just as loud.
> 
> My recommendation, for what it is worth:
> 
> 1) rename the cvs trees on the server immediately.  It is one command. 
> (Actually, two as you want to provide a cvs link for cvspub)
> 
> 2) establish a symbolic link for the old name at the same time (this 
> time it really is only one command).
> 
> 3) tell people that they symbolic link will stick around for *one week*.
> 
> 4) delete the symbolic link in two weeks.
> 
> - Sam Ruby
> 
> 
> 
> 


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Davanum Srinivas - http://webservices.apache.org/~dims/

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