[Clo-devel] On supporting arch

Miles Egan miles at caddr.com
Tue Aug 19 19:39:47 UTC 2003

Slightly off topic, but I'd like to hear what you think of Arch.  I've
been using subversion for a while and it's definitely an improvement
over CVS.  I've just started looking at arch and it seems interesting
but a bit more difficult to learn for a CVS user.

On Tue, 2003-08-19 at 12:11, Andreas Fuchs wrote:
> Hi all,
> I've been talking to Erik Enge on #lisp and suggesting to go into full
> support mode for arch. (-:
> What is left to do: not much, really. development of arch-based projects
> on common-lisp.net is possible already, as both non-anonymous ftp and
> anonftp are supported.
> What would be good to have: a few things.
>  * sftp support for people who are reluctant to transmit passwords in
>    plain text over the net. this will probably also benefit users who
>    don't use arch.
>  * no delay between uploading something and it appearing in the anonftp
>    download area. Would it be possible to upload to the download area
>    directly? Erik said it was a permission problem. That should be
>    easily fixed, I guess (-:
> Erik also asked about a script to send notifications to project mailing
> lists when a change get committed to the arch archive. This is a little
> harder to implement, but should be doable via the "dnotify" agent. I'll
> look into that when I have the time.
> Anyway, thanks for putting up common-lisp.net!
> Good night,
Miles Egan <miles at caddr.com>
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