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From Joe Orton <jor...@redhat.com>
Subject Re: apr-util 1.5.x -> trunk
Date Wed, 06 Oct 2010 16:20:49 GMT
On Tue, Oct 05, 2010 at 01:17:19PM -0500, William Rowe wrote:
> On 10/5/2010 2:40 AM, Joe Orton wrote:
> > Any objection to renaming the apr-util 1.5.x branch to "trunk"?  It is 
> > the trunk for that tree now.
> 
> Let us know if Nick's suggested change satisfies, I've drafted a trunk
> which explains things...

I don't really need the status quo "explained" to me in a README file.  
I proposed to fix it, because it is (to me, obviously) broken.

1) The tip of development for the apr-util tree is what is currently 
branches/1.5.x.  Yes, most of that code also exists in the apr tree.  
apr-util releases and branches do not come from the apr tree, they come 
from the apr-util tree.

2) I have hard-coded into my brain the convention that the trunk is the 
trunk, not a branch named by its current version.  I also have scripts 
which make this assumption.

3) The trunk called branches/1.5.x will have to be renamed to a trunk 
called branches/1.6.x if 1.5.x gets cut.  Which is dumb.

4) Yes, "people" might get confused if they try to use apr-util's trunk 
with the APR 2.x, but, meh.  We are the people who use the VCS and it 
should be arranged for our convenience.

Regards, Joe

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