[Webtest] webtest and your project's "dev tools"

Aatish Arora webtest@lists.canoo.com
Mon, 5 Apr 2004 21:34:43 -0700 (PDT)


Hi Bill,

How about using branches with cvs?
You could have the latest build on the main trunk.
And older versions on branches...??

cheers!
Aatish

--- Bill Milbratz <Bmilbratz@participate.com> wrote:
> Hi,
> 
> warning. this is a fairly basic admin issue:
> 
> I wanted to double check on the best practice for
> keeping a projects's
> webtest .jar's up to date.
> 
> We keep our "developer tools" (ant, xalan, etc), in
> a 'devtools' directory
> checked into cvs...i.e. so project members can
> easily new or changed tools
> in one shot.
> 
> With ant and xalan and such we simply download a new
> version whenever a new
> major release or a fix comes out (every six months
> or so), ant put the
> jars/bins/etc. in a separate directory for
> projects/devtools/apache_ant/ant_1.5,
> projects/devtools/apache_ant/ant_1.6,
> etc.
> 
> With Webtest the same approach would work, except
> I'd have a directory for
> build379, build380,..build430, etc. i.e. lots of
> directories looks like it
> would be hard to administer. It's not obvious which
> builds I need to get and
> which I should wait on (i.e. major vs. minor).
> 
> so...how does everyone update and distribute webtest
> in a multi-developer
> project?
> 
> thanks,
> 
> bill milbratz
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