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Re: changing branch revision number

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: changing branch revision number
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2001 14:02:08 -0400
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On Thu, Aug 09, 2001 at 06:18:39PM +0200, Iwan Birrer wrote:
> Is it a good idea to change the branch number with something like:
> cvs ci -r 3.1

No.  There's no way to guarantee that the 3. prefix will be
applied to new files, so things will just get confusing.  Use
tags instead; it is what they are for.

For a fuller explanation, search the archives of this list; the
subject's been discussed before.


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