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Re: Official releases?

From:  Linus Torvalds <>
To:  Josh Boyer <>
Subject:  Re: Official releases?
Date:  Tue, 31 Oct 2006 10:37:55 -0800 (PST)
Cc:  Dave Jones <>,
Archive-link:  Article, Thread

On Tue, 31 Oct 2006, Josh Boyer wrote:
> Yes, but you don't keep them all laying around forever.  You keep about
> a week's worth right?

If each tar-ball contains the git version, at least you can get back to 

Anyway, I suspect it would be better if people didn't consider me the 
maintainer for sparse, simply because it does the things I really cared 
about, and as a result I'm not really very active.

How about talking to Josh Triplett, who maintains a tree at


with gitk at

and see if he wouldn't mind making "real" releases.


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