Talk:VCS package guidelines

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I don't use cvs. How can you describe the pkgver for cvs (for pacman 4.1)? --Dracorp (talk) 09:31, 6 April 2013 (UTC)

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Could we consider a guideline to use firewall-friendly protocols when possible (e.g. https://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib.git instead of git://github.com/matplotlib/matplotlib.git)? --Mitch feaster 14:34, 15 November 2011 (EST)


Can we stop suggesting git describe --always when you want to get the hash of the last commit? That only valid if there's no tags; if the author later creates a tag, everything gets screwed up. git rev-parse --short HEAD is a much better solution. Scimmia (talk) 07:15, 9 April 2013 (UTC)