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Bo Berglund schrieb am 16.03.2006 09:35:51: > Creating a branch means the following: > > 1) Tag with the -b flag. The branch tag name is something like > Branch_MyTest or similar > 2) Update to the branch tag (cvs update -r Branch_MyTest) > 3) Edit some files in the sandbox > 4) Commit the edits > > It is not until step 4 that any of the files in the branch will change > revision number. Until then they will keep their old revisions. > After the commit there will be two new numbers added to the revision to > reflect the branch revision. The number of decimal points on any file is > always odd (1 for files on trunk, 3 for files committed on the first > level branch, 5 for files committed to a branch off of a branch etc): > > 1.11 > 184.108.40.206 > 220.127.116.11.1.2 There´s a little mistake in that example: Branchnumbers (except Vendorbranchnumbers) are always even. So it should be: 1.11 18.104.22.168 (the branchnumber is 2) 22.214.171.124.6.3 (the sub-branchnumber is 6) for example. Only on a vendorbranch you can have odd branchnumbers and revisionnumbers like 126.96.36.199. Heiko