[development] how to fix a cvs branching error?

Darren Oh darrenoh at sidepotsinternational.com
Fri Jan 23 20:50:21 UTC 2009

You can't fix this yourself if you've already created a release from  
the tag. Try http://drupal.org/project/webmasters for help.

On Jan 23, 2009, at 3:41 PM, Sheryl (Permutations Software) wrote:

> If I have asked about this in the wrong place, could you tell me  
> where I
> should report the problem? It mentioned in the CVS tutorials that  
> there's a
> CVS webmaster who can fix problems, but I don't know how to contact  
> that
> person.
> Thanks.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: development-bounces at drupal.org [mailto:development-bounces at drupal.org 
> ]
> On Behalf Of Sheryl (Permutations Software)
> Sent: Friday, January 23, 2009 11:23 AM
> To: development at drupal.org
> Subject: [development] how to fix a cvs branching error?
> I made an error when I created the branch for the 6.x version of the
> phpFreeChat module, and I need advice on how to fix it.
> FYI... I'm using TortoiseCVS. I can log in on the command line if  
> absolutely
> necessary, but I will need "type this" style instructions because  
> I'm a CVS
> novice - which is why I made the mistake in the first place.
> Here's the problem...
> I created a branch called DRUPAL-6--1. And then (here's the mistake)  
> before
> committing the new files I created a tag called DRUPAL-6--1-0. I then
> committed the new files to the branch and went to the project page to
> release the new version. I had a choice between the new branch or  
> the new
> tag, which confused me. I chose the tag (wrong). This resulted in the
> 5.x-1.3 files (latest version of DRUPAL-5 branch) being placed in the
> DRUPAL-6--1-0 download.
> Someone reported the problem and I realized my mistake. So I created  
> a new
> tag called DRUPAL-6--1.1 and released this. That worked, since this  
> time the
> tag was created AFTER uploading the new files to the DRUPAL-6--1  
> branch. On
> the Drupal site, all appears well. 6.x-1.1 is shown as the current
> recommended release and it has the correct files.
> BUT... if you install the module, go to the Drupal admin panel, and  
> select
> Reports-Updates, it says that phpfreechat 6.x-1.0 is the recommended
> version, with the warning that "no available releases are found". I  
> don't
> have the faintest idea why it says that or how to fix it.
> Please advice.
> 	- Sheryl

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