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From Marc Slemko <>
Subject Re: expansion of tarball in dist/ directory
Date Sat, 06 Jun 1998 21:05:52 GMT
On Sat, 6 Jun 1998, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:

> In article <> you
> > On Sat, 6 Jun 1998, Ralf S. Engelschall wrote:
> >> It was because we were not able to display all files through cvsweb (no HEAD
> >> support) and we wanted to link to README's etc. Feel free to remove this stuff
> > I don't understand.  How does unarchiving a static file onto a filesystem
> > give you HEAD support that cvsweb doesn't?
> > Sure, the URLs aren't the nicest, but..
> Martin said we cannot use cvsweb URLs which produce the HEAD version of a
> README and as you said the URLs were really long and ugly to write down with a

Erm... the complaint is that there are no cvsweb URLs to produce head.
That complaint makes no sense in the context of comparing against
untarring a copy of the distribution on the filesystem.

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