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From Brian Behlendorf <>
Subject Re: apache-1.2 surgery complete
Date Fri, 30 Jan 1998 23:23:27 GMT


Cool cool cool.  As much as I like branching in revision control systems,
it doesn't seem like the way to do development with any level of activity
on a branch.  lesson learned.


At 01:39 AM 1/30/98 -0800, Dean Gaudet wrote:
>It's all done... and I did a whole whack of diffs along the way to make
>sure I didn't screw it up.  Sorry about the .5Mb message to new-httpd,
>there wasn't any way around that one.
>To summarize what I did:
>- I chopped off the main branch after the APACHE_1_2_0 branch point
>- I deleted a bunch of files which had been added after the branch
>- I checked out the HEAD of the new repository, which effectively
>    was APACHE_1_2_0
>- I did a "cvs update -jAPACHE_1_2_0 -jAPACHE_1_2_X" to merge in
>    the APACHE_1_2_X branch.
>- I committed that, which generated the .5Mb commit message.
>Now apache-1.2's HEAD is the latest greatest 1.2.6-dev.
>Folks with existing checked out copies can do a
>"cvs update -A" to move off the branch onto the head.  It will look
>like it's doing a lot of merging, but the diffs it's applying are
>all nops.
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