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Re: revnum (still) considered harmful

From: Zack Weinberg <zack_at_codesourcery.com>
Date: 2002-12-16 23:14:51 CET

Michael Price <mprice@atl.lmco.com> writes:

> I'm glad there are multiple revision control systems in existence
> (variety is the spice of life) but I only ever use one at a time. I can
> safely say that I've NEVER even thought about needing a "smart merging"
> facility to smart merge between different revision control system
> repositories. I doubt I ever will.

For the past two weeks I've been writing a horrible script to do
exactly this -- between GCC's CVS repository, and my current client's
internal ClearCase repository (they use GCC to build their product).

Just wanted to point out that it's not totally unheard of.

I have no opinion on the global revision number thing.


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Received on Mon Dec 16 23:15:44 2002

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