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Re: CVS checkout source code for different branches

From: M Z <jm80008(at)gmail(dot)com>
To: Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com>
Cc: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>, alvherre(at)commandprompt(dot)com, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: CVS checkout source code for different branches
Date: 2010-02-10 03:49:44
Message-ID: e824728e1002091949p63ededcaw87cfe58820a56b30@mail.gmail.com (view raw or flat)
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Thanks Robert,

Your reply helps a lot. Just right after sending post, I found the way to
list all branches in the CVS server.

Best,
M Z

On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 10:43 PM, Robert Haas <robertmhaas(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:

> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 10:35 PM, M Z <jm80008(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
> > Final, I tried:
> >
> > $ cvs -z3 -d
> > :pserver:anoncvs:password(at)anoncvs(dot)postgresql(dot)org:/projects/cvsroot co -r
> > REL8_3_STABLE -P pgsql
> >
> > Checked file configure.in. Around line 20, there is line:
> >  AC_INIT([PostgreSQL], [8.3.9], [pgsql-bugs(at)postgresql(dot)org])
> >
> > Not sure that indicates version 8.3.9?
> >
> > But still, is there a testing/developing version for 8.3?
>
> REL8_3_STABLE is the head of the stable branch for 8.3.  It says 8.3.9
> right now because 8.3.9 is the last release that was stamped off that
> branch, but what you checked out actually has any changes backpatched
> since then on it as well.
>
> > I remember Alvaro
> > made a patch to contrib/xml2/xpath.c. What is that version? and How can
> get
> > this version?
>
> That patch hasn't been applied yet.  You have to download it from his
> message and apply it to your local copy using the "patch" program.
>
> > Is there a way I can list all branches / versions in CVS server?
>
> Andrew already answered that question in his previous message: use cvs
> log on a file that's been around for a long time, like configure.in.
>
> It sounds like you need to find some documentation for CVS and read
> it, and/or find a CVS help mailing list and post to it.
>
> ...Robert
>

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