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Re: changing the head to another branch

From: Urs Thuermann
Subject: Re: changing the head to another branch
Date: 10 Apr 2006 10:14:08 +0200
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address@hidden (Larry Jones) writes:

> Urs Thuermann writes:
> > 
> > Is it possible to change which branch should be the head?
> Only by completely redesigning and rewriting CVS and/or RCS.

OK, looking at revision files I think at least the file format would
support it without having to change it.

> That's why you should keep your main development on the trunk.

Sometimes you don't know in advance which branch will become the most
active one after some time.  Then only merging the main development
back onto the trunk and creating a new branch for the development
which was on the the trunk previously seems to be the only solution.
I'd prefer if one could avoid that, althought I think I can live with

Thanks for your answer.  For one of my current projects I will then
not create branch for the development line which will become the main


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