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Re: svn:ignore-on-commit changelist -- was: dump svn:hold, long live file externals?? (and discussing recursive hold)

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 24 Aug 2011 11:10:52 -0400

On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 11:08 AM, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:

> On Wed, Aug 24, 2011 at 9:32 AM, Neels J Hofmeyr <neels_at_elego.de> wrote:
>
>> We'd have to change the changelists feature, beyond recognition.
>> Instead of adding a quick propget in basically one or two places,
>> we do what, overhaul changelists + plaster it with special conditions.
>>
>
> Why exactly? It seems we can declare anything on a certain named
> changelist will be ignored from commit. All we have to do is change the
> commit code to do this ignoring. IOW, we could just recreate the
> TortoiseSVN feature and nothing more. I do not see where this changes the
> changelist code.
>
> But ok, we can do that. Still, the question remains: what about Johan &
>> Co.,
>> that only have a use for ignore-on-commit if it is *centrally
>> configurable*.
>>
>
> I do not think we HAVE to do this feature. It would be nice, but it seems
> to raise some challenging problems that make it less nice. Personally, I
> just think we should not do anything, including the changelists, and leave
> the recommendation of using a template.
>

BTW, admins can also lock files in the repository to prevent accidental
commits of sensitive information.

-- 
Thanks
Mark Phippard
http://markphip.blogspot.com/
Received on 2011-08-24 17:11:24 CEST

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