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From "Filip Hanik - Dev" <>
Subject Re: CVS branching
Date Wed, 02 Jun 2004 17:19:14 GMT
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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