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Re: Proposal for $Revision$ keyword amendment

From: Molle Bestefich <molle.bestefich_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2005-10-04 18:31:00 CEST

Marc Sherman wrote:
> Molle Bestefich wrote:
> > People that deliberately use mixed revision working copys are not the
> > target audience for the feature anyway, so let's not discuss that
> > anymore if we can do without :-).
> I think you've missed the point about mixed revision working copies.
> Running "svn commit" creates a mixed revision WC -- the files committed
> will be the new revision, while all other files will be untouched. So
> if your feature doesn't target mixed revision WCs, then it doesn't
> target anyone who commits.

Ok, I'll rephrase myself ;-).
The feature doesn't target anyone who actually wants to *release* from
a working copy where they have *purposedly* checked out different
revisions of different files.

The feature DOES target everybody else, as long as they do an update
on their trunk or checkout a tag before releasing.


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Received on Tue Oct 4 18:31:56 2005

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