[38686] trunk/dports/python

Blair Zajac blair at orcaware.com
Thu Jul 31 06:53:22 PDT 2008

On Jul 31, 2008, at 12:17 AM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Jul 28, 2008, at 16:57, stechert at macports.org wrote:
>> Revision: 38686
>>          http://trac.macosforge.org/projects/macports/changeset/38686
>> Author:   stechert at macports.org
>> Date:     2008-07-28 14:57:57 -0700 (Mon, 28 Jul 2008)
>> Log Message:
>> -----------
>> Creating new py25 port for mssql 0.8.0
> When creating ports derived from other ports, please use "svn copy"
> to create the copy, rather than using a normal OS copy or creating
> the files from scratch. For example in this case, py25-mssql is
> clearly based on py-mssql but because you did not use "svn copy" the
> history is disconnected and the commands "svn log" and "svn blame" on
> py25-mssql are not useful. Instead you should have changed to the
> dports/python directory and used "svn copy py-mssql py25-mssql", then
> made your edits to py25-mssql, then committed. I have deleted the
> port in r38777 and recreated it in r38778 to accomplish this.

Not only that, but the commit from the copy would show the diffs it  
took to migrate the port from 2.4 to 2.5, making it easier to review.


Blair Zajac, Ph.D.
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