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Re: vendor branching and merge

From: Eric Siegerman
Subject: Re: vendor branching and merge
Date: Mon, 25 Feb 2002 12:01:26 -0500
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On Sat, Feb 23, 2002 at 03:56:22PM -0500, Larry Jones wrote:
> Greg A. Woods writes:
> > Working on a checked out vendor branch is not always going to have the
> > correct results with CVS -- the vendor branch is too magic.
> Please elucidate -- I don't know of any way that import treats the
> vendor branch in a particularly magic fashion.

If you "add+commit" a new file to the vendor branch, cvs doesn't
set the RCS default branch to 1.1.1, as creating the file via
"import" would do.  NOT a bug, IMO; but it is a difference that
should be borne in mind.

Not sure whether there's anything else.


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