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From Chris Lamprecht <clampre...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Subversion conversion
Date Thu, 03 Feb 2005 03:25:06 GMT
One thing about subversion branches (from "Key Concepts Behind
Branches" in chapter 4 of the subversion book):

"2. Subversion has no internal concept of a branch—only copies. When
you copy a directory, the resulting directory is only a "branch"
because you attach that meaning to it. You may think of the directory
differently, or treat it differently, but to Subversion it's just an
ordinary directory that happens to have been created by copying."


On Wed, 2 Feb 2005 19:49:53 -0500, Chakra Yadavalli
<chakra.yadavalli@gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello ALL, It might not be the right place for it but as we are talking
> about SCM, I have a quick question. First, I haven't used CVS/SVN on any
> project. I am a ClearCase/PVCS guy. I just would like to know WHICH
> CONFIGURATION MANAGEMENT PLAN DO YOU FOLLOW IN LUCENE DEVELOPMENT.
> 
> PLAN A: DEVELOP IN TRUNK AND BRANCH OFF ON RELEASE
> Recently I had a discussion with a friend about developing in the TRUNK
> (which in the /main in ClearCase speak),  which my friend claims that is
> done in the APACHE/Open Source projects. The main advantage he pointed
> was that Merging could be avoided if you are developing in the TRUNK.
> And when there is a release, they create a new Branch (say LUCENE_1.5
> branch) and label them. That branch will be used for maintenance and any
> code deltas will be merged back to TRUNK as needed.
> 
> PLAN B: BRANCH OF BEFORE PLANNED RELEASE AND MERGE BACK TO MAIN/TRUNK
> As I am from a "private workspace"/"isolated development" school of
> thought promoted by ClearCase, I am used to create a branch at the
> project/release initiation and develop in that branch (say /main/dev).
> Similarly, we have /main/int for making changes when the project goes to
> integration phase, and a /main/acp branch for acceptance. In this
> school, the /main will always have fewer versions of files and the
> difference between any two consecutive versions is the NET CHANGE of
> that SCM element (either file or dir) between two releases (say LUCENE
> 1.4 and 1.5).
> 
> Thanks in advance for your time.
> Chakra Yadavalli
> http://jroller.com/page/cyblogue
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: aurora [mailto:aurora00@gmail.com]
> > Sent: Wednesday, February 02, 2005 4:25 PM
> > To: lucene-user@jakarta.apache.org
> > Subject: Re: Subversion conversion
> >
> > Subversion rocks!
> >
> > I have just setup the Windows svn client TortoiseSVN with my favourite
> > file manager Total Commander 6.5. The svn status and commands are
> > readily
> > integrated with the file manager. Offline diff and revert are two things
> > I
> > really like from svn.
> >
> > > The conversion to Subversion is complete.  The new repository is
> > > available to users read-only at:
> > >
> > >       http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/lucene/java/trunk
> > >
> > > Besides /trunk, there is also /branches and /tags.  /tags contains all
> >
> > > the CVS tags made so that you could grab a snapshot of a previous
> > > version.  /trunk is analogous to CVS HEAD.  You can learn more about
> > the
> > > Apache repository configuration here and how to use the command-line
> > > client to check out the repository:
> > >
> > >       http://www.apache.org/dev/version-control.html
> > >
> > > Learn about Subversion, including the complete O'Reilly Subversion
> > book
> > > in electronic form for free here:
> > >
> > >       http://subversion.tigris.org
> > >
> > > For committers, check out the repository using https and your Apache
> > > username/password.
> > >
> > > The Lucene sandbox has been integrated into our single Subversion
> > > repository, under /java/trunk/sandbox:
> > >
> > >       http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/lucene/java/trunk/sandbox/
> > >
> > > The Lucene CVS repositories have been locked for read-only.
> > >
> > > If there are any issues with this conversion, let me know and I'll
> > bring
> > > them to the Apache infrastructure group.
> > >
> > >       Erik
> >
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