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From Les Mikesell <>
Subject Re: RES: Advice on process for web development
Date Fri, 29 Oct 2010 17:00:09 GMT
On 10/29/2010 12:10 PM, Luiz Guilherme Kimel wrote:
> Let me try explain it better...
> Let's say I just built the first version of an application, so I don't
> currently have any branch, just the trunk where a small team of developers
> were working until now. Our last build was tagged as meaning it's
> our 54 build of the 1.0 version. The QA team approved this build and it
> becomes our first release of the software. Tag is our baseline
> which is equal to our trunk at that moment.
> Now we have two new modules to develop in parallel. The team will receive
> more people to speed up next releases, so we decided to start working with
> branches. Two new branches are created: /branches/1.1a and /branches/1.1b.
> Trunk is locked. Only reading is allowed. Developers are allowed to write
> only on branches.

What do you gain by making 2 branches instead of continuing one line of 
development on the trunk and the one that would be disruptive to it on a 

   Les Mikesell

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