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Re: [Q] branching in the FS?

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_galois.collab.net>
Date: 2001-01-26 17:31:35 CET

Yup, +1.

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@newton.collab.net> writes:
> [Greg Stein wrote: ]
> > Will we support a checkin against anything but the HEAD? e.g. creation of a
> > branch rooted from that non-HEAD revision?
> >
> > IMO, we say "nope. must be the HEAD. you are free to COPY that specific
> > revision to elsewhere, then begin your work."
> >
>
> +1
>
> Exactly. If the HEAD filesystem is revision 23, and you want to
> commit against version 18 of some sub-project, you must first make a
> branch by "cheap copying" 18:/project into a new subdir in the head
> filesystem. From there, you commit against this new subdir.
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