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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] branching in shell arch vs. tla question (PLEASE!)

Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] branching in shell arch vs. tla question (PLEASE!)
Date: Tue, 16 Dec 2003 21:52:06 +0000

Please I beg of you for an answer. If I am ignorant please say so, if not I'm
having trouble understanding this issue: (sorry... with the new release I fear
my question will go unnoticed. I have looked at the documents several times at
least, the "Alice" tag branch, etc...)

Angles Puglisi (address@hidden) wrote:
> Back in the day with shell "arch", commit --continuation did not work so we
> had to use a hack were we did an "arch get" of the revision we wanted to make
> a new branch out of, then created the full name for the branch and imported.
> With further tricks such as a trivial replay between these branches, they got
> "patch log aware" of each other and we could then star-merge between them.
> Now, with tla, the preferred branch method is "tag", the only example of tag
> used to make a branch in the tutorial is for "Alice" making a branch of a
> non-local archive. I'm using only local archives and local working dirs, and I
> want to make a branch and have a whole tree working directory to play with and
> commit to said branch. How do I do this now? Tag seems to operate on the
> "archive" level and not giving me a new source tree working directory
> identifiable as that branch.
> Sorry if I have missed something obvious. Thanks.

That's "angle" as in geometry.

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