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Re: Deleting a branch....

From: Max Bowsher
Subject: Re: Deleting a branch....
Date: Fri, 6 Jun 2003 17:25:07 +0100

Gurpreet Singh (SCM) wrote:
> Hi All
> This is regarding deleting a branch, thus created on a Module.
> Is there any specific method / decription in doing it so ?
> Well I tried to untag it  ^ with the following command
> cvs rtag -d BranchName ModuleName
> Is this the only way to do so......?
> Moreover, All the subfolders were not untagged / say deletion of branch
> completely... ?

Deleting a branch is not usually a good idea.

Simply untagging (rtag -d) saves virtually no space in the repository,
because all the revisions remain there, but they are now anonymous and
inaccessible except by revision number on an individual file basis.

So, basically, don't delete branches.


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