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Re: pvcs to cvs and magic branches

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: pvcs to cvs and magic branches
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2001 13:36:39 -0400
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On Thu, Jul 12, 2001 at 10:32:30PM -0400, Greg A. Woods wrote:
> [ On Thursday, July 12, 2001 at 17:00:41 (-0700), Jim Gallagher wrote: ]
> > Subject: Re: pvcs to cvs and magic branches
> >
> > I'm sorry, but I still don't understand. What would be affected in CVS if 
> > odd 
> > numbered branches were created during the conversion from PVCS? Would I not 
> > be able to get working copies or commit? Is this a 'dusty corner' that I 
> > probably will not need to know about?
> Well, I'm not so sure actually....  It's probably OK.

But then, why expend all this extra effort to do something
counter to CVS's documented design, just because you ought to be
able to get away with it?  The conversion script already makes
sure the branch numbers are even; why not just go with the flow?


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