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Re: Why have a trunk dir, anyway?!

From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-04-27 18:36:14 CEST

Irvine, Chuck R [EQ] wrote:
> We have very well defined requirements for each release. And if we adopt
> this branching scheme, we will have in our repository
> Repo/application/
> release1/
> release2/
> release3/
> ...
> So developers are very clear where they should be working. And once a
> release dir (branch) is created the development for that release always
> stays on the same branch (and doesn't at some point jump to a release
> branch).
> Yes, R1 changes have to get propagated to R2, R2 to R3, etc. We do this
> my merging R1 -> R2 -> R3, etc.

Doesn't that lose a lot of the development history log compared to doing
  all pre-release work that doesn't absolutely have to isolate your
developers on the trunk and branching only when it is time to stabilize
the releases?

   Les Mikesell
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