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Re: Easy comparisons between related trunks, branches, and tags

From: Jim Blandy <jimb_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2005-11-11 18:50:06 CET

On 11/11/05, Marc Sherman <msherman@projectile.ca> wrote:
>
> Jim Blandy wrote:
> > Here's a revision of my original suggestion that handles deep branch
> > directories nicely. Skip down to 'we will expand arguments'; not much
> > above that has changed.
>
> That still doesn't address my major concern, which is that each branch
> needs to know about all the others. If at some future date, you
> introduce a new branch (or, more significantly, a new class of
> branches/tags, stored in a new namespace), you have to go back and touch
> all your other branches/tags that you might want to compare against it.

No, that's not right. You can set the svn:parallel:KIND property on a single
common parent, and operations in WC's based on any child of that parent will
see all the branches set there. I show this in the example.
Received on Fri Nov 11 18:51:12 2005

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