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Re: [PATCH] explicitly update the branch
On Fri, Jan 14, 2005 at 01:10:59AM +0100, Andi Kleen wrote:
> "David O'Brien" <obrien@FreeBSD.org> writes:
> > On Thu, Jan 13, 2005 at 10:24:19PM +0100, Gerald Pfeifer wrote:
> >> On Thu, 13 Jan 2005, David O'Brien wrote:
> >> > Permission to commit?
> >> > This change makes sure that one keeps the branch that was checked out
> >> > when doing an update.
> >> >
> >> > * contrib/gcc_update: Explicitly update the branch.
> >> I assume you _only_ want to have that on the 3.4 branch?
> > Correct.
> >> If that's the case, I guess the patch is okay, but please wait a couple
> >> of days and update the list of copyright years before committing.
> > Will do. Thanks.
> It's useless unless you have a quite different CVS than me.
> Look up "sticky tags" in the CVS manual.
One might have a .cvsrc file that would undo the sticky tag.
There are other actions one could do that could potentiall mess things
up that I guess you haven't considered. If one has checked out a
contrib/ on a branch and then does a gcc_update I think it is clear they
want that branch.
-- David (obrien@FreeBSD.org)