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Re: Opinions about my proposed tagging conventions?

From: Marius Vollmer
Subject: Re: Opinions about my proposed tagging conventions?
Date: 24 Jul 2001 22:58:58 +0200
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Rob Browning <address@hidden> writes:

>   Branch root tags:
>   -----------------
>   anytime just before you create a branch it's a good
>   idea to create a normal tag so that you can refer to the branch point
>   on the main trunk as well as on the branch.  So for that I propose
>   (and have used) a tag of the form
>     branch_root-release-1-X

Shouldn't this be "branch-root_release-1-6"?
>   or more generally, for other non-release branches:
>     branch_FOO

And this "branch-root_FOO"?

>   Merge tags:
>   -----------
>   Whenever you're merging a branch back into the trunk (or into another
>   branch repeatedly) you need to tag the branch each time you merge.  If
>   you don't do that, you won't be able to merge repeatedly without
>   possibly tedious conflicts.  For those tags I propose:
>     branch_merge_SOME-FOO_to_SOME-BAR_1
>     branch_merge_SOME-FOO_to_SOME-BAR_2
>     ...


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