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Re: deleting a tree in the repository

From: Geoffrey <lists_at_serioustechnology.com>
Date: Thu, 27 Mar 2008 14:45:47 -0400

John Peacock wrote:
> Geoffrey wrote:
>> I want to make sure I have a clear understanding of the branching
>> concept.
>> So we have version 3.0 and we branch it to create 4.0.
>> 1. Changes in 4.0 will not find their way back into 3.0.
>> 2. Changes in 3.0 do find their way into 4.0
>> 3. Assuming #2 is correct, changes in 3.0 that can not be resolved in
>> 4.0 because of changes made in 4.0 will require a manual intervention.
> No, you do not understand things properly. Using branches never causing
> changes to "flow" from one branch to another; you would have to manually
> merge any changes to 3.0 into 4.0 if you wanted them to propagate. Have
> you read the book?
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/

Been working on it, and just revisited the branching issue. We still
are going with a branch and folks will merge changes up as needed.


Until later, Geoffrey
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