[C++-sig] Re: New indexing suite nearing review readiness

Joel de Guzman joel at boost-consulting.com
Mon Oct 6 20:46:32 CEST 2003

Raoul Gough <RaoulGough at yahoo.co.uk> wrote:
> "Ralf W. Grosse-Kunstleve" <rwgk at yahoo.com> writes:
>> --- Joel de Guzman <djowel at softhome.net> wrote:
>>> I've never had any problems with branches at all. I see no reason
>>> why you can't play with the new indexing suite while sitting on a
>>> separate branch.  My main Boost (and Spirit) directory has
>>> directories from different branches. When I find a branch stable, I
>>> merge it to the head. What "more problems" are you referring to in
>>> particular?
>> Never mind, if you have strong feelings I'll try to adjust.
> Well, I'm a bit confused about this branching business. If I create a
> branch on the files in (say) boost/python/suite/indexing/ and I then
> do a cvs update -r my_new_branch in a parent directory, won't that then
> delete all the files that don't *have* a my_new_branch?

Yes. But you should only update the sub-directory, not the parent.
I'm not sure, but perhaps there's a flag to make CVS not delete non-
branch files?

Joel de Guzman

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