[Camps-users] Patch to introduce support for alternate Git branch specification

Brian J. Miller brian at endpoint.com
Wed Sep 23 21:13:20 UTC 2009

Ethan Rowe wrote:
> All,
> I've now encountered a few situations in which I need multiple camp
> types for parallel lines of development on a single project.  All such
> camp types would work with alternate branches on a single repository,
> which currently has to be handled manually (which is a drag).
> Please see the following at my github fork; it introduces a new
> "git_branch" configuration option which allows the camp type to specify
> a branch to use rather than "master" (or whatever the source
> repository's active branch may be); when branch is specified, a
> vcs_checkout() call for Git will follow up the initial clone with a
> git-checkout call that makes a tracking branch and checks it out.
> Full disclosure: I haven't tested it exhaustively; it appears to work
> without git_branch being specified, and with it being specified in the
> simple case.
> http://github.com/ethanrowe/camps/commit/de9271475690843c35696b07f1cc6ba8092b4e03
> Thanks.
> - Ethan

I have a test case that could use this and will be relatively actively 
used, David would use it as well in that case, so I'll try to get it in 
use there.

Brian J. Miller
End Point Corp.
brian at endpoint.com
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