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Re: On using svn for submitting patches

From: John Peacock <jpeacock_at_rowman.com>
Date: 2003-10-10 17:01:39 CEST

Michael Wood wrote:

> Shouldn't that be:
> [...]
> * merge from trunk@HEAD (where HEAD == X) one last time
> * diff from HEAD of branch to trunk@X
> Otherwise there's a race. Something could change on trunk between the
> last two steps which would cause you to revert stuff you shouldn't.
> (This is all assuming trunk changes automatically, which is probably
> wrong. I suppose you probably run apc2svn to update the stuff in
> trunk manually?)

You are right; in my case HEAD on trunk will not change except during the
automatic update at 1am EST (if I'm up programming that late, I deserve the
problems it will cause;~). But for absolute consistency purposes, I should do


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