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RE: How can I administratively "freeze" a branch?

From: Dave Korn
Subject: RE: How can I administratively "freeze" a branch?
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2005 12:24:46 +0100

----Original Message----
>From: address@hidden
>Sent: 07 July 2005 11:09

>   Greetings.
>   I have a project which was branched some time ago and now the branch
> has been merged back to HEAD. No further changes must be made to the old
> "DEV2" branch, it is officially dead.  
>   Is there a way I can prevent developers from mistakenly committing to
> that branch (appart from deleting it)? 

  Why not just "cvs rm" all the files from it, so they no longer exist at
the head of the branch?  People would have to accidentally checkout old
revisions before they could accidentally commit to it; that's pretty
improbable I think.

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