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Re: killing a branch


From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: killing a branch
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 16:22:58 -0400
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On Wed, Oct 03, 2001 at 12:18:23PM -0600, David Everly wrote:
> After I merge a branch into the trunk, I would like to make it so that
> people cannot commit to the branch anymore.  Would someone please suggest
> a good way of doing this?

Would it suffice to "cvs rm" everything on the branch, so that
when someone goes "cvs update -rbranch", they get nothing?

That wouldn't *prevent* someone from committing to the branch,
but it'd give them a pretty strong hint that doing so isn't what
they really want...

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