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Re: cmd line stuff (was: CVS update: ...)

From: B. W. Fitzpatrick <fitz_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2000-10-24 03:51:36 CEST

> Karl Fogel wrote:
> > 2. "export" command requiring date or version option, please no.
> > It is not Subversion's place to enforce good CM policy, when
> > such enforcement would obstruct other perfectly reasonable uses
> > of Subversion. A good release engineer will pass the flag, a
> > bad one won't.
> Hmm, hmm, hmm. Your argument has merit. There's also the old adage
> about foolproof programs.
> I'd be quite happy if we could "promise" that someday it'll be possible
> to write a script on the SVN server side to, e.g., reject an export
> if an explicit tag wasn't supplied; or reject a commit if there were
> merge conflicts; etc., etc. Then all of this boils down to putting
> examples into contrib/ (once we have it).

Ooh. I like. I've put this into IDEAS.

Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:12 2006

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