[Xorg] Resync branches...

Roland Mainz roland.mainz at nrubsig.org
Wed Jul 7 11:46:58 PDT 2004

Alexander Gottwald wrote:
> > > What about creating a new branch and rename it to the old? For cygwin we have
> > > the same problem which I'm going to by branching from HEAD again and leave
> > > the old CYGWIN branch dead (or move the branch tag to the new branch).
> >
> > Uhm... it is possible to _RENAME_ a branch ?! How ? How ? I thought this
> > is impossible...
> I thought of using cvs tag -F. But I think this makes the old branch unacessible.

AFAIK it should still be possible to access the old tree via
> eg. using "cvs tag -b -F CYGWIN" on HEAD would create a new branch and moves the
> name CYGWIN from the old branch to the new.

Are there any known sideeffects of using "cvs tag -b -F FOOBAR" ?

> I could also _think of_ editing the
> branch name in the repository files.

That would be the last option... it sounds like conjuring satan to help
with rebuilding a cathedral... =:-)



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