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From Dain Sundstrom <>
Subject Re: SVN Branches
Date Thu, 04 Nov 2004 23:45:21 GMT
It is covered in the subversion book

Can understand why you would want to branch for security, but I think 
you should keep working on your deployment stuff in the main trunk.


Dain Sundstrom
Chief Architect
Gluecode Software
310.536.8355, ext. 26

On Nov 4, 2004, at 3:11 PM, Aaron Mulder wrote:

> 	Is there a way to branch a few files or directories and leave the
> rest of the server tracking with the trunk?
> 	For example, if I wanted to branch security or deployment, in such
> a way that you could check out my branch and get the most current 
> versions
> of everything, except my versions of security or deployment.
> 	The best I've heard is to branch everything, apply my changes, and
> then continually merge changes from trunk to branch.  This has 2 
> problems:
> 1) I have to keep track of the last trunk rev I merged to the branch so
> that next time I can only merge from that point to the current rev
> 2) I have to resolve conflicts in my branched code, if there were any
> trunk changes to that
> Thanks,
> 	Aaron

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