[cvsnt] version numbers, tags & branches

Dries Feys dries.feys at tvh.be
Tue Jan 23 16:19:30 GMT 2007

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cvsnt-bounces at cvsnt.org wrote on 23/01/2007 16:53:32:

> > From: Dries Feys
> > And a second question : is it actually possible to go to 
> > version 2.x ? I 
> > don't see an way to "finalise" version 1.x and starting the 
> > 2.x branch.
> You make a branch and call it myproduct_2_0 (or you branch
> myproduct_1_23 for maintenance and do the 2.0 development on HEAD, which
> would probably be my choice). 
That's indeed a nice idea, which I'll keep in mind for my development (we 
integrated the tortoise-cvs-client into our Progress development 
environment) (Are there actually still other people around here using cvs 
to maintain their progress / openedge source files?

You probably don't want to "finalise"
> anything in case you need to go back and fix a showstopper on 1.23.
Indeed, I wouldn't, but I was just wondering the possibility.
> If you're currently reading anything into CVS's internal revision
> numbers for files, don't.  They're CVS-internal magic numbers and should
> have nothing to do with your organisation's product revisions, even if
> both happen to have the same n.nn.nn structure.  If you need to
> represent your organisation's product revisions, use tag and branch
> labels.
I started to realise that when reading the cvs manual, just wanted to be 
sure :-)

Thanks a lot!!

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