[cvsnt] cvs delete branches

Arthur Barrett arthur.barrett at march-hare.com
Tue Jun 3 12:39:52 BST 2008

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> Every month we are creating 5-8 branches for our projects 
> requirement , i would like to delete the old branches(few 
> months back), here my questing is  is it good practice to 
> delete the branches in cvs, if we delete what are the 
> advantages?, if not what are the disadvantages?

Deleting branches is NOT recommended.  

Upgrade to 2.5.04 since it is faster with large numbers of branches
thanks to a user submitted patch.

Try and look at your process and see if you can use bugid's/user defined
change sets instead of branches.



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