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Re: using head revision in branch after add on branch


From: Harald Kucharek
Subject: Re: using head revision in branch after add on branch
Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2002 16:18:31 +0100
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C. Wienberg wrote:

Hello,
I have posted this problem before, but the proposed solutions didn't
work.

Setting: We are using CVS to store 4 projects, that use some common
files.
Common files are in the head branch, every Project has its own branch.

Well, it may not help you at the moment, but I'd suggest you re-think
about how you organize your stuff. If you've four projects which share
some code, you'd better work with modules. Branches are not for different projects, but for different versions of the same project. Of course, you can abuse branches the way you do, but that puts you sooner or later into trouble, as you came into.
Re-read the manual on branches and modules and some cvs-philosophical stuff
from K. Fogels book at http://cvsbook.red-bean.com/


Harald

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