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From David Blevins <>
Subject Re: Where did the 1.1 branch go?!?!
Date Thu, 15 Jun 2006 17:03:04 GMT

On Jun 15, 2006, at 9:58 AM, Donald Woods wrote:

> I have to say, that Aaron's view of SVN usage (keeping branches/1.1  
> around for all 1.1.x releases) makes a lot more sense to me than  
> forcing people to switch to new branch names...
> We should have made a branches/1.1.0 copy from 1.1 , which could  
> then be moved to Tags once the voting is done.  If a major bug  
> needed fixing due to a -1, then you fix it in branches/1.1.0 and  
> branches/1.1, respin the 1.1.0 build, revote and then move it to  
> Tags.  That would let people continue working on branches/1.1 with  
> known items that should go into 1.1.1 and gives you a way to fix  
> any last minute 1.1.0 release bugs if needed....

Works for me.


> -Donald
> David Blevins wrote:
>> On Jun 15, 2006, at 8:40 AM, Aaron Mulder wrote:
>>> Why not copied to tags/1.1.0 so that branches/1.1 would continue  
>>> to be
>>> available for 1.1.1-SNAPSHOT?  That would have the advantage of not
>>> disrupting anyone's work if there was code that wasn't checked in
>>> pending 1.1.1,
>> [edit]
>>> Are there any advanatages at all to
>>> moving the branch away?
>> Exactly that, to make sure people don't "move on" and checkin work  
>> on  branches/1.1 for 1.1.1 where there is a freeze on branches/1.1  
>> for  preparing v1.1 (which may not pass it's vote and have to be  
>> redone).
>> Probably should have created the 1.1.1 branch immediately, no   
>> biggie.  I went ahead and made now.
>>> plus it wouldn't require everyone to do a full checkout
>>> of the identical code for 1.1.1.
>> It doesn't require a full checkout.
>> svn switch
>> -David

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