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Re: Branch removal and nested branches

From: Donald Sharp
Subject: Re: Branch removal and nested branches
Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2001 16:24:58 -0400
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On Thu, Jul 19, 2001 at 04:19:56PM -0400, Larry Jones wrote:
> Donald Sharp writes:
> > 
> > Also, Removing the branch with tag -d doesn't really remove the data,
> > it only removes the branch name from the symbols section of the
> > ,v file.  You can put yourself in situations where you create
> > a new branch( and it reuses the old branch number ), and
> > then all of a sudden that new branch has a lot of versions on it.
> No, CVS is smarter than that.  When deciding what revision numbers to
> use for a new branch, it looks at the existing revisions, not just the
> tags.

urmmm... That's not been my experience.

Here's my experience:

user deletes a branch with tag -d 

user creates a new branch, and cvs used the same branch number.

Let me go back and see if I can find more information for you...
Or if I am smoking too much of my daily alotment of crack.


> -Larry Jones
> When you're SERIOUS about having fun, it's not much fun at all! -- Calvin

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