Re: Vim version 6.2b ALPHA available
- At 08:01-0700 Thu, 1 May 2003, David Brown wrote:
> Well, this isn't a bash-CVS mailing list, but just say it is aHm, seems like you're bashing CVS... :) Seriously, though, I
> consequence of CVS being just a little more than a bunch of RCS files.
> The branch does not exist as a cohesive whole. You just have some
> subset of your files with an RCS branch. If you're lucky enough to get
> your tags right, you might even be able to refer to that same set of
> files again.
won't prolong the OT here, but I don't see the issue with
branches. CVS actually does branches very well. Other things it
leaves to be desired.
> Personally, I maintain the vim repository locally using opencm. I useI don't follow.
> opencm for the branches of all of the development. It makes determine
> what needs to be done in CVS much easier.
> Basically, the only need I forsee for a branch off of 6.1 will be ifI maintain a CVS repository locally and will indeed keep 6.1 and
> Bram releases additional patches against 6.1.
6.2 in separate branches. This is exactly the situation in which
branches make sense.
> Unfortunately, none of the CVS alternatives (opencm, arch, svn) areAgreed.
> prime-time enough to really use for this. CVS actually works fine for
> what we want, a way of remotely getting arbitrary revisions.
- On Thu, 1 May 2003, Wichert Akkerman wrote:
> Previously David Brown wrote:I haven't seen that sort of problems either. Moving directories is another
> > Well, this isn't a bash-CVS mailing list, but just say it is a
> > consequence of CVS being just a little more than a bunch of RCS files.
> > The branch does not exist as a cohesive whole. You just have some
> > subset of your files with an RCS branch. If you're lucky enough to get
> > your tags right, you might even be able to refer to that same set of
> > files again.
> Getting the tags wrong would be an impressive demonstration of not being
> able to run a very simple command correctly. I've never seen problems
> with that.
> Wichert.Kind regards,
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