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Re: Branching best practices with multiple OS releases

From: Kaz Kylheku
Subject: Re: Branching best practices with multiple OS releases
Date: 29 Oct 2002 09:54:04 -0800

"Stefan Monnier <address@hidden>" 
<> wrote in message 
> >>>>> "Forrest" == Forrest Samuels <address@hidden> writes:
> > My company is developing a Java application that we are releasing on
> > several different platforms. We initially released it on Windows and
> > then created a Linux branch to take care of some tweaks that should
> > only be in the Linux release/branch.
> CVS branches are not very good for this kind of use.
> You might want to take a look at cvslines (on sourceforge) if you
> really insist of going that route.  Otherwise, I'd recommend you
> use things like #ifdef directives to take care of the multiple
> platform versions.

In Java? What happened to ``write once, run everywhere?''

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