[SciPy-dev] Restructuring of Chaco/Kiva/FreeType into SciPy

Pearu Peterson pearu at cens.ioc.ee
Thu Dec 19 07:51:03 CST 2002

On Thu, 19 Dec 2002, eric jones wrote:

> > On Tue, Dec 17, 2002 at 03:52:00PM -0600, David C. Morrill wrote:
> > > I'm hoping that any CVS wizards out there can suggest the best way
> > > to do this, without creating any more CVS gunk (Attic files, etc.)
> > > than necessary. For example, could we simply move directories
> > > around? What are the pros and cons of doing that versus a large
> > > number of add/delete operations?
> > 
> > You could probably do this another way.
> > 
> > CVS lets you define "modules" using the file CVSROOT/modules.  You can
> > leave Chaco and company in CVS where they are now.  Then, in the
> > module for scipy, you include Chaco and friends (with the "&" syntax).
> > 
> > This gives you the ability to check out Chaco as a standalone module
> > just as you do now, while also getting the same Chaco code when you
> > check out scipy.  The impact on CVS is minimal.
> Thanks Steve,
> This sounds really good.

I agree.

>  The only part that concerns me is that the files wouldn't be in the
> correct place in the ViewCVS stuff on scipy.org (correct?).  I use
> this thing a lot, and wish for things to be in the correct place.  

May be creating a symbolic link world/scipy/chaco->world/chaco solves this
issue. Though I have no idea how this would affect the work of the CVS
server. Must test it...


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