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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2003-03-11 10:52:22

"Gennadiy Rozental" <gennadiy.rozental_at_[hidden]> writes:

>> > P.S. Could you, please, clarify for me again what is the purpose of this
>> > tag? How does it related to the fixes I made in trunk after branch is
>> > created?
>> The tag marks the last trunk revision that has been merged into the
>> branch, so that when you do a merge to the branch you can always do
>> cvs up -jmerged_to_RC_whatever -jHEAD
>> Then when you switch back to the trunk (HEAD) you move the
>> merged_to_RC_whatever tag to point at the HEAD again.
> Imagine I change the file abc.cpp.
> 1. I commited it im main trank: cvs commit abc.cpp
> 2. I tag it with merged_to_RC_whatever tag (? this is not in a procedure
> right now)
> 3. I merge it to the release branch

No, you got 2 and 3 reversed, and you only do the tagging after
switching back to the trunk.

> Additionally if I need to change it again, before step 2 Iwill nedd to
> untag it: cvs tag -d merged_to_RC_whatever,

Absolutely not.

> which is also is not in release procedure right now.
> Did I get it correct?

I guess not. The procedures as written are absolutely perfect. Why
second-guess them?

Dave Abrahams
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