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Re: Creating an "approved" branch

From: Larry Martell <larry.martell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-10 02:28:56 CET

On 3/9/07, Mark Phippard <markphip@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 3/9/07, Larry Martell <larry.martell@gmail.com> wrote:
> > I am new to SVN so please bear with me.
> >
> > I have been asked to create an "approved" branch for a project. What is
> wanted
> > is a branch that starts out empty. Then, as individual modules are
> approved by
> > QA they get copied into the approved branch. (To me, this doesn't seem to
> be
> > the best way to use branches, but this is what they want.)
> >
> > I'm trying to figure out the best way to achieve this. Here is what I've
> come up
> > with - please let me know if this makes any sense, and/or if there's a
> better
> > way to do this.
> >
> > -create a branch (named approved) that is a copy of the trunk
> > -remove everything from the approved branch
> > -each time QA approves a module it is copied from the trunk into the
> approved
> > branch
> No comment on the actual requirement, but you should eliminate steps 1 and 2
> in your plan and just use svn mkdir to create the approved branch. No point
> in using copy.

The reason I wanted to use copy instead of mkdir is because there are 272
directories in the trunk. OTOH, there are 788 modules that I'd have to remove
after I made the copy, so I guess it doesn't buy me much.


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