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From Remy Maucherat <r...@apache.org>
Subject Re: New branch ?
Date Fri, 18 May 2007 19:53:45 GMT
Rainer Jung wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> I think Yoav might have misunderstood your suggestion. I interprete the 
> branch you posted as the one, you suggest to use for the maintenance of 
> the existing 6.0.x source and to use trunk to proceed with working on 
> annotations, comet etc.
> 
> What I would find a little strange, would be using
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/
> 
> as the trunk and working on 6.next there. Unfortunately svn does neither 
> have tags nor branches, so we are free to produce very complicated 
> constructions if we like :)
> 
> My impression is, that
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/
> 
> in fact is a branch, namely the 6.0 development branch and should 
> contain all 6.0 development. The mainstream parts in
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/
> 
> (it's actually the head of 6.0), the more experimental parts, which are 
> still planned for first release in 6.0 and not in 6.next would be 
> developped in
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/branches
> 
> So development which is targeted against 6.next in my opinion should go 
> into
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/trunk/
> 
> (which means we would have several paths with the word trunk in them) or 
> we reorganize (puuh) by moving
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/branches/
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/tags/
> 
> into
> 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/branches/tc6.0.x/
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/branches/
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tags/
> 
> and delete the then empty 
> http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/tc6.0.x/trunk/

Yes, it could maybe be the cleanest, but too annoying to do IMO. I would 
prefer the easy way you suggested and move current development to 
http://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/tomcat/trunk/ until there's a release 
plan and it is moved to a /tcy.y.x/trunk/ with the appropriate name.

Rémy

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