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Suggested Way to Handle Releases

This page describes how the policy for releases suggested by COIN can be maintianed with subversion. You might want to first read the page on understanding branches and tags, or other pages for understanding subversion. Below, the string YourProject? is to be repleaced by the name of your project.

One-Time Steps

First you want to make sure that the directories "trunk", "stable", and "releases" exist for your project. An easy way to do this is to load the webpage (such as This lists the base directories in your project.

If a directory, say releases, does not yet exist, you can create it directly in the svn repository with the svn command mkdir, giving it the full URL. For example:

svn mkdir \
           -m "creating releases directory"