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Re: [PATCH] issue #2505: Add FAQ entry: Why doesn't svn switch work in some cases?

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-07-13 19:41:19 CEST

James Coleman <jamesc@dspsrv.com> writes:
> I'd like to submit a patch to the svn faq.
> First patch submit (first post to dev!) so please forgive me if I'm making mistakes.
> See attached add_svn_switch_issue_2505_to_faq.patch
> For your convenience there is a copy of the patched faq.html here:
> http://www.dspsrv.com/~jamesc/torture/svn/faq.html#svn-switch-problem
>
> [[[
> Add entry in FAQ for issue #2505: Why doesn't svn switch work in some cases?
>
> * www/faq.html
> Add svn switch question to index and add FAQ entry at end of Troubleshooting section.
> ]]]
>
> Attached patch contains:
>
> 1. FAQ entry in Troubleshooting (index entry and FAQ entry)
> Why doesn't svn switch work in some cases?
> Summary of problem and how to avoid the problem.
> Examples of problem with errors seen and how to recover from the situation.
>
> 2. Two other tiny errors in faq (internal links):
> entry in FAQ TOC for #broken-subclipse was missing (nxt to new svn switch entry).
> and found a href to #moderated that should be #moderation
> I'm VERY sorry for including them in this patch but they really are tiny! :-7

I think you forgot to attach the actual patch :-).

But that's okay, I grabbed the full file.

Please see r25732, r25733, r25734, r25735, and r25736, which show the
importance of submitting logically separate changes as separate
patches, each with their own log message. I did my best to untangle
all the changes in this one patch, but (as you can see from the logs)
I still messed it up, and had to make corrections later.

I didn't want to ask you to resubmit this time, since you put so much
work into writing the new FAQ entry already (thanks!). But please,
next time, do follow the guidelines, they're there for a reason :-).

Best,
-Karl

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