gcc-4.0 branch created
jeremy at jutley.org
Sun Apr 17 10:29:22 PDT 2005
Matthew Burgess wrote:
> Jeremy Utley wrote:
>> Then what good, may I ask, is this having this branch, if the rest of
>> the packages are not kept current to the book? Seems to me like it's
>> a waste of a branch if it's not going to be kept up to date until gcc
>> 4 makes it into our mainline book.
> Note how every other project handles branching and merging. Features
> are developed on separate branches, then merged with the ever
> progressing trunk. Consider what will happen with an 'svn diff' on
> the branch if we stick to the rules outlined above. Then compare that
> with the output of the same command on the branch if other checkins
> are allowed too. Now show me (given the latter) how you'd tell me
> exactly what changes are related to gcc-4.0 inclusion, and which aren't.
But, how is someone who wants to use this branch to do so when the other
packages are perhaps 2 or 3 months behind? That's my concern - if the
other parts of the GCC 4.0 book are not kept up to date, then noone's
going to want to build from that gcc 4.0 branch.
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