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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-04 11:31:02

At 09:53 AM 3/4/2003, Jeff Garland wrote:

>Right, sorry for dropping this. As I recall I was hoping for someone
>expert with WinCVS and some of the other tools to fill in the details
>of how to make changes.
>... The basic CVS procedure for developers looks like it is in
>place. I don't think the WinCVS procedure was updated.

OK, I'll commit your changes and then add my interpretation of how it would
work on WinCVS. But I need to get answers from Dave first. See below.

>> I'd really like it to include the Release Procedures for the Release
>> Manager, which is currently blank. While I understand the general idea,

>> I'm
>> not sure what the release manager does differently. How is the branch
>> named? What is the tag that goes on the main trunk and how is it named?
>There never have been procedures for the release manager, but they would
>be basically the same as today. I would expect we would name branches
>exactly as we do now. There may be some detail about how the
>branch has to be created, but other than that it would be the same.

What is confusing me is Dave Abrahams' comment of a day or so ago:

>Didn't we agree that we were going to tag the trunk and generally do
>any merges from the trunk to the branch? This tag appears to be on
>the branch AFAICT.

Dave, what did you mean by that? It sounds like you expect the RC_1_30_0
tag to go on the main trunk and some other tag on the branch. What is the
point of that? How are the tags used?


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