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Re: [Q] branching in the FS?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_newton.collab.net>
Date: 2001-01-25 15:32:43 CET

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:

> 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."


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.
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:19 2006

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