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RE: is it possible to close a development branch?

From: eric.berg
Subject: RE: is it possible to close a development branch?
Date: Fri, 17 Oct 2008 09:39:26 -0400

Another option might be to use the commitinfo file in the CVSROOT admin
module to check to see if the commit would be to that branch.  You might
do that by checking the revision that would be checked in against the
revision of the branch and returning a false value from the script.


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> To: Sam Steingold
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> Subject: Re: is it possible to close a development branch?
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> Sam Steingold wrote:
> > What do people do with a branch after it has been merged into the
> > trunk?
> > how do you close it, i.e., stop people from committing to it?
> > thanks
> Well, you could delete the files from the branch using 'cvs rm'. It's
> not foolproof - anyone can easily resurrect a file, but it should
> force people to think twice before trying to commit anything.
> - --
> Jim Hyslop
> Dreampossible: Better software. Simply.     

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