Subject: Re: testing RC's
To: Charles Swiger <>
From: Geert Hendrickx <>
List: netbsd-users
Date: 08/24/2005 11:21:39
On Tue, Aug 23, 2005 at 06:24:35PM -0400, Charles Swiger wrote:
> When you tag a version, CVS remembers the exact version of all of the
> various files, so that you can check those out again in a completely
> reproducible fashion.  This probably doesn't matter much to a normal
> user, but is quite helpful to someone creating an "official" .iso  image
> for a CD-ROM, and also matters to the security officer/team.

So for sending PR's it may be better to use the tags (an RC) ?  Then, if a
fix is committed, I should cvs up along the branch again to test it.  And
later cvs up to the next RC tag again, and so on.  Right?