[p4] [P4] Remaking a branch.

Dave Lewis dlewis78731 at gmail.com
Thu Aug 20 14:41:22 PDT 2009


just create a "DEV2" branch, then no issues whatsoever!


On Thu, Aug 20, 2009 at 12:02 PM, Justin<nockmss at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hi there, I have a question regarding "remaking" an existing branch and hope
> to get some help.
>
>
> Let's say I have two branches, where DEV is originally branched from MAIN.
> //depot/MAIN/...
> //depot/DEV/...
>
> The work done in DEV contains lots of changes but is no longer useful to us.
> Basically we want to start DEV all over again as a fresh branch from MAIN,
> but without obliterating DEV.
> So far, I've deleted DEV by executing 'p4 delete //depot/DEV/...'. Was that
> a mistake? What should I do next? I'm thinking of integrating MAIN->DEV
> next.
>
> My main question, is whether there's scope for unresolved changes existing
> in MAIN or DEV which will haunt future integrations between the branches,
> silently causing problems down the road. Am I being too paranoid there?
>
> Thanks,
>
>
> Justin
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