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Re: removing old branches

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-08-16 21:46:26 CEST

Joey Hess <joey@kitenet.net> writes:

> Does it make sense to svn rm an old branch after it's merged back to the
> trunk, or not? I'm thinking about doing that so only active branches are
> present in my project's branches/ directory. Of course the old branch
> would still be available if you knew the revision before it was deleted.
> Or I could make an branches/attic directory and move it under there. Has
> any best practice been developed in this area yet?

It's up to you. I like to remove the dead branches because I like to
'ls branches' to see what lines of side development are going at any
given time. I don't know if we've been doing this long enough to
develop best practices -- perhaps others have thoughts on this?

> Also, does can svn switch work on a subdirectory of a WC, or only on the
> whole WC?

You can switch a single file or subdir or a whole tree. It doesn't
matter.

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