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From "Gavin" <ga...@16degrees.com.au>
Subject RE: [STATUS] [heads-up] merging our branch Cocoon-2.1
Date Sat, 18 Oct 2008 01:45:46 GMT


> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Crossley [mailto:crossley@apache.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, 23 September 2008 12:52 PM
> To: dev@forrest.apache.org
> Subject: Re: [STATUS] [heads-up] merging our branch Cocoon-2.1
> 
> Gavin wrote:
> >
> > I installed VMWare, now I have a dedicated Windows with the Forrest
> Trunk
> > installed (forrest_new). My other machine has the older currently
> working
> > with windows version (forrest_old).
> 
> Just a note to ensure that you (and archive readers)
> know that one does not need a separate machine to run
> separate versions of Forrest. At least on UNIX-like systems.
> 
> In two different directories, do separate svn checkouts
> of forrest trunk. Now "update" the "forrest_old" back to
> that certain revision 'svn up -r######'.
> 
> In different shells, set $FORREST_HOME and $PATH to the
> relevant version of forrest.

Thanks, in Windows it seems one would need to manually set these each time a
new shell is opened, is it the same for unix-like ?

No problem though I created a simple setenv.bat file to set FORREST_HOME,
ANT_HOME & PATH.

> 
> See the section "Multiple working copies":
> http://forrest.apache.org/howto-dev.html#multiple

That could do with expanding sometime I guess, all is really says it how to
store two different versions of Forrest, not how to run them as separate
entities.

Anyway, more testing underway, but that's for another thread.

Gav...

> 
> -David
> 
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