Antwort: RE: [cvsnt] Re: Branch "1"

Heiko Klotz heiko.klotz at
Thu Mar 16 09:13:11 GMT 2006

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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

There´s a little mistake in that example:
Branchnumbers (except Vendorbranchnumbers) are always even.
So it should be:

1.11       (the branchnumber is 2)   (the sub-branchnumber is 6)

for example.

Only on a vendorbranch you can have odd branchnumbers and revisionnumbers 


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