[cvsnt] Re: Difference between tag and branch without commits?

Bo Berglund bo.berglund at telia.com
Fri Aug 26 17:12:12 BST 2005

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On Fri, 26 Aug 2005 07:35:42 -0300, Gerhard Fiedler
<lists at connectionbrazil.com> wrote:

>Bo Berglund wrote:
>>> - Or I could just branch them all, and leave the ones alone where I
>>> don't have to make changes. 
>> THe down side is that if you make a branch at the release point and then
>> later work on that branbch it is very difficult to get back to the exact
>> release state. There is no way to use a cvs command to get the *base* of
>> the branch once it has gone active.
>This is how I've usually done this. I don't really know in this case why I
>would want to go back to the branch root, but I guess it's just safer.

To start over with a clean slate when the first attempt failed....

(Bo Berglund, developer in Sweden)

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