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From "Shapira, Yoav" <>
Subject RE: CVS branching
Date Wed, 02 Jun 2004 17:25:52 GMT

OK, if we already have an established practice to continue development on HEAD, that's OK.
 I'll branch TOMCAT_5_0 when I tag 5.0.27 then.

Yoav Shapira
Millennium Research Informatics

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Filip Hanik - Dev []
>Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 1:19 PM
>To: Tomcat Developers List
>Subject: Re: CVS branching
>I'm planning to "refator" some and add a bunch of work into HEAD since this
>where we do dev,
>I suggest we go with remy's suggestion, to branch off 5.0.x and continue
>new dev into HEAD
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Remy Maucherat" <>
>To: "Tomcat Developers List" <>
>Sent: Wednesday, June 02, 2004 12:14 PM
>Subject: Re: CVS branching
>> Shapira, Yoav wrote:
>> > Hi,
>> >
>> >>For now, I think a branch is only needed in jakarta-tomcat-catalina (if
>> >>there are problems, I'll use a build2.xml in jakarta-tomcat-5 with
>> >>temporary hacks).
>> >
>> > Would it be better if you did your refactoring in a branch and then
>> > merged into the main branch, overwriting as needed, when you're ready?
>> > The advantages would include an easier time for me when doing releases,
>> > and other people being able to build from HEAD (hopefully ;)).
>> That's not how we do it, usually. HEAD remains the dev branch, while the
>>   stable releases are made from a branch. Working from a branch is not
>> very different as working from HEAD, so I don't think you would run into
>> trouble.
>> But at least for now, I can create a "Remy_Branch" and hack.
>> Rémy
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