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RE: Branching strategy - Feature vs Release

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2006-11-08 21:56:09 CET

On Wed, 2006-11-08 at 16:12 +0000, Gundersen, Richard wrote:
> We’re having a big debate where I work over whether or not to use
> the “release” based branching strategy, or the “feature” based way.

> I’ve always worked with the latter. These are the reasons why:
> 1) Trunk is always stable. This always mimics exactly what’s in
> production.

How would you deal with maintaining multiple versions of the same
product concurrently if you expect the trunk to have the production
version? Where do you put the feature-frozen versions for testing
that may need some tweaking for that particular release with code
that should never go into the trunk?

  Les Mikesell
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