[Pkg-xfce-devel] desktop/trunk and versioning...
Mon, 2 May 2005 18:50:23 +0100
I've just committed (having tested that they build) all the stuff for
Hopefully it was all of the packages ;)
Now before I go and commit some of the small changes I have, what are
people's feelings on tagging?
If this were CVS I'd just tag this as 4.2.1 and get on with my life but
in SVN I need to find somewhere to put it.
Do we want a desktop/tags dir with things like desktop/tags/xfce4-4.2.1
i.e. should I do:
-m "The 4.2.1 release"
Then any future changes to 4.2.1 (unlikely I guess but hey) should go on
that branch and trunk dev should continue on the trunk?
I guess if we were to make changes that applied to both we could just
redo the copy at a later date (just as you can move a tag in CVS) but I
don't know what this would actually do.
I think what I want is some way for:
- a tag to point at an upstream version
- a tag to be able to be moved
- changes easily able to be made on the trunk and then reflected
in the branch
I suppose I'm used to being able to commit a change in CVS, tag it up as
a release, maybe realise something else that needs doing, add that
change and then move the tag.
I don't know. I hate version control to some extent ;)
If anyone has any clever ideas then let me know.
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