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Re: Question regarding branching

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-06-23 16:24:45 CEST

On Wed, 2004-06-23 at 08:34, Michel Drescher wrote:
> Jeff Lanzarotta wrote:
> > Well that help a bit, thanks... The only thing that is throwing me a bit
> > is this...
> >
> > app1file1, app1file2, and app1file3 are located in the trunk WITH
> > app2file1, app2file2, and app2file3 so I'm not really sure that I can do
> > a straight copy in order to make a branch.
> >
> > Is it possible to take just app1file1, app1file2, and app1file3 and
> > branch those even though there are in the trunk with the other files?
> As far as I know, this should be possible. Didn't use this feature (or
> possibility) yet, but more info can be taken from the following URL:
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/svnbook/ch04s05.html

FWIW, the common practice when branching is to copy the entire tree
(/trunk), even if you only intend to change just a few files. It's very
simple to do, and no more expensive than copying any other sub-tree.

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