Tuesday, May 23, 2006

Branching from a tag

Looking at CVS and it looks like you can create a CVS branch when ever you want.

For Example.
Tag is FOO_BARa
And its whats live on the servers and we need to patch a file or 2

You can run
cvs rtag -b -r FOO_BARa FOO_BARa_branch mainsite

And it will create a new branch that is based on the tag.
Then just check out the new branch add the changes and deploy it.

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