source file audit - 2007-08-26

Jon Ciesla limb at
Wed Aug 29 15:18:27 UTC 2007

Current Moodle maintainer here.

Is it worth that much of a change to upstream?  The list of langpack dates
is also manually maintained in the spec.  I thought it was our goal to
break from upstream as little as possible.  I'm open to suggestions, but
to me it seems just stripping moddle from the script would be the

> On Mon, 27 Aug 2007 22:46:55 +0200
> pertusus at (Patrice Dumas) wrote:
>> On Mon, Aug 27, 2007 at 02:33:02PM -0600, Jerry James wrote:
>> >
>> > etc.  As the most recent ex-maintainer of moodle, I can tell you
>> > that your script will almost always list a bunch of language files
>> > for moodle.  That's because there are no version numbers in the file
>> > names.  You have to distinguish them by timestamp.  :-(  The script
>> > output just says that upstream has released new versions of some of
>> > the language files.  But since there tend to be several language
>> > file releases per week, the maintainer can't realistically roll out
>> > new packages every time there is an update.
>> In that case maybe it would be better to rename locally the files
>> using the timestamp and leave the real source files in comment.
> Perhaps so, and date them with the date that they were fetched.
> Is there any chance you could talk upstream into doing versions? If
> only timestamp style?
>> Pat
> kevin
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