[svn.haxx.se] · SVN Dev · SVN Users · SVN Org · TSVN Dev · TSVN Users · Subclipse Dev · Subclipse Users · this month's index

Re: get ready to wipe out your subversion/apr/ directory again

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2000-07-13 23:41:13 CEST

[ as Greg sits meekly in the corner for missing Karl's warning against
  checking in, then going and doing it... ]

On Thu, Jul 13, 2000 at 02:32:30PM -0500, Karl Fogel wrote:
> I'm going to have to reimport all of subversion/apr/ again; I'll let
> you know when it's ready for update.
> For future reference, lest there is any doubt:
> Please, *never* commit a change to any file inside
> subversion/apr/, except for README.svn.
> The best way to keep a vendor branch in sync is to always upgrade it
> by re-importing; especially given that we have commit access on the
> vendor's tree (via Greg Stein), there is no reason for us ever to make
> local changes and then do vendor<-->local merges. However, having it
> on a vendor branch is good because if we ever _do_ need to diverge,
> even temporarily, we will already be on a vendor branch.
> But all of this will fall apart if we commit changes in
> subversion/apr/ that overlap with changes in apache/apr, which is
> what's been going on. Don't Do It. It's Bad. :-)
> Thank you,
> -Karl

Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:05 2006

This is an archived mail posted to the Subversion Dev mailing list.