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Re: svn diff --svnpatch & svn patch

From: Charles Acknin <charlesacknin_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-08 16:28:59 CEST

On 9/8/07, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@red-bean.com> wrote:
> A silly question: since the feature seems to mostly work, is there
> any *danger* in merging it to trunk?
>
> As long as it remains in a branch, it's not going to get much testing.
> When it goes to trunk, it will be effortless for all the developers
> to play around with. And it doesn't seem like it's going to break
> anything, right? As long as 'make check' passes, it seems like it
> will Do No Harm for the rest of us, whether we decide to try it out or
> not.
>
> Also, if it comes to trunk, not only will it get more testing, that
> also gives you 6 weeks to get the bugs out before we branch for 1.5.
> :-)

Oh yeah sure! I couldn't be more happy to merge this back to trunk.
It doesn't break anything since it's a feature we *add* to Subversion.
 I just didn't know when -- usually in Subversion -- it's decided a
branch can be merged to trunk. I assumed it needed some testing
before. But yeah, if it's not going to get much testing when
remaining in a branch, if nobody objects let's go for it.

Cheers,
Charles

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