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RE: Vendor Branches

From: John Birtley
Subject: RE: Vendor Branches
Date: Sun, 5 Jan 2003 02:00:32 -0000

Thanks for the reply.  I'll try and write some scripts to do it the copy
and add way.

My sincere apologies for the HTML - I recently set up this machine and I
hadnt checked the mail format.  HTML was the default - thanks for
pointing it out.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Greg A. Woods [mailto:address@hidden 
> Sent: 04 January 2003 23:25
> To: John Birtley
> Cc: address@hidden
> Subject: Re: Vendor Branches
> [ On Saturday, January 4, 2003 at 20:05:46 (-0000), John 
> Birtley wrote: ]
> > Subject: Vendor Branches
> >
> > The problem is that I want to be able to copy the latest version on 
> > the vendor branch to the latest version on the INTEGRATION branch, 
> > since all integration testing and tagging is to be done from this 
> > branch, i.e.:
> You cannot safely mix normal branches in modules with vendor 
> branches and still expect full and normal functionality from CVS.
> To do what you want you'll have to manually "import" (i.e. 
> copy and add) new vendor releases to a normal branch and then 
> manually merge to the other branches you wish to maintain..
> BTW:
> > <!DOCTYPE HTML PUBLIC "-//W3C//DTD HTML 4.0 Transitional//EN">
> Please DO NOT EVER send HTML, rich text, or otherwise 
> stylized e-mail, especially not to me or to any public 
> mailing list.  Not all mail readers will recognize such 
> formats, and their added volume is generally a total waste of 
> bandwidth, storage, and processing power for everyone. HTML 
> in particular is a potential security threat and many 
> firewalls and some mailing lists filter it entirely -- 
> especially since CERT and Microsoft have jointly anounced a 
> very major flaw in the HTML rendering engine used in all 
> Microsoft products (in versions still widely in use, and 
> which isn't even properly fixed in the most recent releases).
> For more information see, for instance, the following article:

Please send all your messages as plain text only.

                                                                Greg A.

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