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SubjectRe: BitBucket: GPL-ed KitBeeper clone
Hi!

> Now if the development went that way:
>
> 1.7 -> 1.7.1.1 (branching, i.e. copy)
> v v
> v 1.7.1.2
> 1.8 v
> v -> 1.7.1.3 (merge)
> 1.9 v
> v v
> 1.10 v
> v -> 1.7.1.4 (merge)
> v v
> v 1.7.1.5
> v v
> 1.11 <- (merge)
>
> Pretty much standard, a developper created a new branch, made some
> changes in it, synced with mainline, synced with mailine again a
> little later, made some new changes and finally folded the branch back
> in the mainline. Let's admit the developper changes don't conflict by
> themselves with the mainline changes.
>
> CVS, for all the merges, is going to pick 1.7 as the reference. The
> first time, for 1.7.1.3, it's going to work correctly. It will fuse
> the 1.7->1.8 patch with the 1.7.1.1->1.7.1.2 patch and apply the
> result to 1.7 to get 1.7.1.3. The two patches have no reason to
> overlap. 1.7.1.2->1.7.1.3 will essentially be identical to
> 1.7->1.8,

So, basically, if branch was killed and recreated after each merge
from mainline, problem would be solved, right?

Pavel
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