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Re: Making branches and typical patterns

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2003-04-09 15:45:55 CEST

Russ Freeman wrote:

>>But in the working copy, we just `switch' over whatever subdir we need
>>while we work, so we continue to get trunk changes in other
>>directories when we update.
>OK, so let me get this straight, you typically have a single working folder
>area. After branching, this working area is pointing to your new branch.
>You then switch *back* some of the local projects to the trunk (or is it the
>other way around?).

i believe it's the other way around. check out the trunk, then switch
parts you are making 'dangerous' modifications on to the branch. you
could certainly do it the other way around, it's just that if you're
messing with one directory, this means you only need to switch that
directory, as opposed to having to switch everything other than that
directory. they should be functionally equivalent though.


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