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Re: CVS and lazy branching

From: david
Subject: Re: CVS and lazy branching
Date: Mon, 30 Sep 2002 08:23:41 -0500 (CDT)

> I am wondering if CVS has the concept of lazy 
> branching, i.e. branching only on a per-need
> basis.
I suppose that's what you mean by branching.
> Say I have a directory tree corresponding to a module
> with 50 files in it and I only want to branch 5 files.
> Can this be done, or do I have to branch the entire
> module?
You should branch the entire module, and by that I mean
apply the branch tag to all the files.  You won't have new
versions of all the files, but you will want to be able
to work on the entire tree.

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