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Re: Externals or vendor branches?

From: Keith Smith <keith_at_pharos.co.nz>
Date: 2004-08-12 23:41:12 CEST

On Tue, 2004-08-10 at 23:35, Jeroen Coumans wrote:
> This setup is working fine, but it doesn't scale well. For example, we
> now have 20 branches. To merge upgrades from the trunk requires checking
> out each branch and merging the changes. Apart from the diskspace
> requirements and time spent on checking out & checking in, You can see
> how this becomes an increasingly large operation as the number of
> branches grows.

I can't answer your specific question, but for my education, why do you
find it necessary to have 20 branches? Do they represent slight
variations on the same product for 20 different customers?

Regards
Keith

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