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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Tla spork

From: Robert Anderson
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Tla spork
Date: Tue, 17 Aug 2004 13:49:40 -0500

--- Original Message ---
From: address@hidden (James Blackwell)
To: address@hidden
Subject: [Gnu-arch-users] Tla spork

>In lists.arch.users, you wrote:
>> Hash: SHA1
>> Hi,
>> I can't seem to find a clear how-to to do these two simple tasks:
>> 1. Creating a branch
>>      Assume you're cd'ed to a tree with a branch "old-branch" from
which you want 
>> to create a new branch "new-branch". I always use --0 as
version numbers, so 
>> let's ignore them for now. The best method I have been able to
find is:
>> $ tla tag -S project--new-branch--0
>>      Is that the best way to do this? I must say that I dislike
using "tag" as the 
>> non-existing command "create-branch", but other than that the
above method is 
>> fine, if a bit hard to find. 
>Yes, this is the best way to do this. We use "tag" instead of
>"create-branch" because we already use the name branch.
>At a conference the other night, ddaa and I were talking about the
>problem with the name of the tag command. He suggestioned something
>reasonable that I didn't agree with.
>I suggested "tla spork".

This has been hashed over many times, and I recall there was a
consensus on the proper command name being 'tla link'.

In my opinion, that is easily the best name that has ever been
suggested for it.  "spork"?  Come on.  That is evocative of
nothing relevant.


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