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Release Branches

GDB draws a release series (6.2, 6.2.1, …) from a single release branch, and identifies that branch using the CVS branch tags:


Pragmatics: To help identify the date at which a branch or release is made, both the branchpoint and release tags include the date that they are cut (YYYY'MM'DD) in the tag. The branch tag, denoting the head of the branch, does not need this.

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