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From Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <l...@samba-tng.org>
Subject Re: httpd-2.0/apr/apr-util Code Freeze
Date Mon, 12 Mar 2001 13:30:40 GMT
sorry: this suggestion - a full tagging of an entire project - was a
mistake.

i repeat, i am NOT advocating that the use of branching like this is a
good idea.  in fact, it is an extremely dangerous one.  imo.

luke

On Sat, 10 Mar 2001, Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton wrote:

> On Fri, 9 Mar 2001, Greg Stein wrote:
> 
> > I don't think it has anything to do with mechanics, nor will throwing more
> > process at the problem fix it. (more process will simply bog down what we
> > can accomplish)
> 
> ...?  if nothing else:
> 
> cd apr
> cvs tag -b apr_dev [needs recursive option]
> 
> cd ..
> mkdir apr_dev; cd !$
> cvs co -r apr_dev apr
> 
> cd ..
> 
> mkdir httpd_combined; cd !$
> cvs co httpd
> rm -fr apr
> mv ../apr_dev apr
> 
> this assumes that the apr library is in httpd/apr, which it probably
> isn't, it's probably in httpd/src.
> 
> the same process applies to if you want to use the version of apr that's
> already in httpd, except you do:
> 
> rm -fr httpd/apr
> cvs co -r apr_dev httpd/apr
> 
> 
> > No... the problem is about perception. The rate of change recently has just
> > been quite high. It just isn't very conceivable to make a release in that
> > environment.
> 
> ...
> 
> ah, that's different.
> 
> _however_ :) once you _get_ to the point where cvs main is
> always-releasable, then using this multi-tag process could help make cvs
> main _remain_ always-releasable.
> 
> for, as you described - some significant modifications to mod_include
> could be done in a dev_mod_include_rewrite tag, and only when completed
> are they cvs merged into cvs main.
> 
> surely that's not too much process to cause more pain than the benefits
> are worth, neh?
> 
> *shrug* :)
> 
> luke
> 
>  ----- Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl@samba-tng.org> -----
> 
> "i want a world of dreams, run by near-sighted visionaries"
> "good.  that's them sorted out.  now, on _this_ world..."
> 
> 

 ----- Luke Kenneth Casson Leighton <lkcl@samba-tng.org> -----

"i want a world of dreams, run by near-sighted visionaries"
"good.  that's them sorted out.  now, on _this_ world..."


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