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Re: killing a branch


From: David Everly
Subject: Re: killing a branch
Date: Tue, 9 Oct 2001 16:02:44 -0600
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Yes, this might work...I was also thinking maybe read/write locks for
branches, just in case the branches ever needed to be 're-activated'.

On Tue, Oct 09, 2001 at 04:22:58PM -0400, Eric Siegerman wrote:
> 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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