[Tinyos-devel] Retiring tinyos-2_0_devel-BRANCH
pal at cs.stanford.edu
Thu Dec 14 16:51:39 PST 2006
Earlier this week, Vlado merged all of the fixes in the 2.0 release
and -devel branches into the HEAD branch of the tinyos-2.x CVS
module. The intention is that active development will now mostly
occur on HEAD, with the exception that major system revisions (which
need to go through partially-working states) will occur on separate
branches. I've removed write access to the -devel and -release
branches. So from now on, if you want the most up to date TinyOS 2.0
code, you do not need to use a branch tag.
If you currently have CVS checked out on a branch, the easiest way to
update to HEAD is with the -A flag.
cvs -z3 update -dP -A
This clears all tags from your checkout.
This transition doesn't mean that the code is set in stone, as the
recent discussions about the low-level serial interfaces shows.
Rather, it's now in a stable enough state that you should be able to
check it out and use it.
Next week I'm going to be sending out information on the new bug
reporting approach. I think many people would agree that the current
one is pretty lackluster, so we're going to try something different
that will help monitoring and get bug fixes into the tree.
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