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Re: Is CVS HEAD open for 8.1 commits?

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>,Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>,PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Is CVS HEAD open for 8.1 commits?
Date: 2005-01-18 16:42:49
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Marc G. Fournier wrote:

> On Tue, 18 Jan 2005, Bruce Momjian wrote:
>> Tom Lane wrote:
>>> Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us> writes:
>>>> Tom Lane wrote:
>>>>> I'm not convinced Marc got the branching/tagging right; let's wait 
>>>>> till
>>>>> the dust settles.
>>>> I IM'ed him and he said to go ahead.
>>> Maybe he said that, but I see no evidence that he's tagged 8.0.0
>>> correctly.  If you touch the repository you'll make it materially
>>> harder to fix this.  So HOLD OFF, please.
>> Too late, sorry.  Marc says the 8.0.0 is a tag and a branch.
> Note that REL8_0_STABLE is the tag/branch ... HEAD should be clear to 
> commit to ... the error that Tom was eluding to was that I had 
> mis-named the original branch as REL8_0_0, instead of REL8_0_STABLE 
> ... if someone knows how to safely remove a branch that has had no 
> commits made to it, please let me know, but from reading the docs, the 
> suggestions that seemed to be suggested had very big *BEWARE* signs 
> around them ...
> tags are easy to move around and remove, branches, apparently, aren't 
> so simple ...
Quite so. Only by direct hacking on the ,v files, AFAIK - i.e. NOT 
something to be done except in dire emergency. As long as nobody commits 
to the branch is there any harm done by leaving it there? I presume all 
the committers know which branch they should be committing to (and also 
that most other than Tom only rarely commit to anything other than HEAD)



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