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Re: feature request: pseudo-tag for accessing the trunk


From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: feature request: pseudo-tag for accessing the trunk
Date: Wed, 26 Mar 2003 12:13:25 -0500
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Cameron, Steve wrote:

* Larry Jones <address@hidden> [2003-03-18 21:18]:
Steve Cameron has a patch that does that (although he spells it ".trunk"
rather than "TRUNK"):
Now that we have different branches for development and release,
do you see any chance that this will be committed to the dev
branch anytime soon?

Kind regards
  Ingolf

I haven't worked on that patch in a long time, unfortunately.
(no internet access at home anymore, which I admit
is somewhat ridiculous.)

There is a problem with the ".origin" feature and vendor branches (it doesn't work on vendor branches.)
I don't recall the exact details, or know how hard
it would be to fix it to work on vendor branches.

Also unfortunate, I combined the two features,
".trunk" and ".origin" into one patch, because
it was too hard to keep them separate.

I'd certainly consider committing this to the dev branch if the patch was ported forward and the problems were fixed. I don't have time to do the work myself however. My wife isn't about to let me spend much more time on unpaid work until we know we can make our mortgage payments for the foreseeable future. Of course you could contract the work through my company. :)

Derek

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