[p4] Looking for the best starting point
fredric.fredriksson at mydata.se
Tue Jan 25 15:46:58 PST 2000
Chuck Karish wrote:
> Choose a SCM model that works with your business model. Companies
> that freeze, ship, and then maintain product releases often make a
> maintenance branch to support ongoing maintenacne of each release.
> For a Web site that's a long-running work in progress this might
> not be the best approach.
> Ad hoc development branches are easy to create and to use under
> Perforce. We use unnamed branches for one-developer subprojects
> and named branches for multi-developer subprojects. See the "Best
> Practices" white paper on the Perforce Web site.
> Tools: See the "Web Content Management" white paper from Perforce.
> There were some articles in ;login: about using make to generate
> Web pages about a year and a half ago.
I would just like to emphasize this about the white papers.
Read them and, if you have the choice, follow the recommendations.
Using p4 is generally easy and if you do CM the way perforce
think it should be done p4 will work real well for you.
"It is always easier to ride the horse in the direction it is
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