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Re: Simple revision control for working copy

From: Duncan Murdoch <murdoch_at_stats.uwo.ca>
Date: 2006-09-25 16:53:38 CEST

On 9/25/2006 10:41 AM, Tonio wrote:
> Hi,
>
> My normal work flow (probably similar to yours :) ) is
> to make a number of small changes on the working copy
> (saving from IDE each time). Only after a logical unit
> of work is done would I commit this to the repository
> (e.g. made change X).
>
> I don't want/need to save all these little changes to
> the repository each time, but it would be useful to
> have a local revision control "cache" for all these
> little changes, which I might want to revert to, or
> copy some code from.
>
> Probably after each commit to the main repository, I
> would want to delete this cache.
>
> Any recommendations for such a system? (i.e. require
> simple operations like adding to repository, extract,
> without disturbing working of svn)

The normal way I'd handle this is to create a temporary branch. It's
not very convenient if it lives for a long time (because of the problem
of merging changes from the trunk), but it lets me collect all the
changes in one place, then merge them into the trunk all at once.

Duncan Murdoch

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