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Re: CVS/RCS notion of "state"

From: Derek R. Price
Subject: Re: CVS/RCS notion of "state"
Date: Tue, 29 May 2001 16:55:59 -0400

address@hidden wrote:

> > You should be able to mimic this using tags though.  Tag releases with
> > one tag, keep experimental versions on a branch or vice versa.  Read the
> > sections of the manual on on tags and branches and if
> Gosh this seems overkill for such a "seemingly" simple feature.  I don't
> understand why the CVS developer community would want/need this feature for
> incremental development.

Maybe I don't understand what you are asking for, but I think that the concept
of tags and branches applies fairly simply to a convenient development model.

> > you don't have the idea yet, Karl Fogel's book has some good
> > explanations of this and other typical release management processes
> > using CVS.
> I've got Fogel's Open Source version of the book.  Is there something in the
> tree-ware version that addresses this that the open source version doesn't.

Not that I know of, but I don't know the specific differences.


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