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From: Beman Dawes (bdawes_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-05 10:32:01

At 09:50 AM 3/5/2003, David Abrahams wrote:

>Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:
>> 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?
>The point is that if there are multiple merges from the trunk to the
>branch, you'll need something to mark the version on the trunk of the
>previous merge. At the point you first create the branch, the
>previous merge point is the same as the branch point.

Ah! That makes sense.

>The multiple merge thing is probably much less of an issue when
>working from trunk to branch, but it still could be useful to have
>the tag. I would call the tag "merged_to_<branch name>".

OK, I'll add that to the procedure.

>Does that clear up my concern?

Yes, thanks. I'll aim to get the new tag and procedure page in place later


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