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Re: svn checkpoint: r27139 - checkpoints

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-10-12 08:14:26 CEST

On 10/11/07, Justin Erenkrantz <justin@erenkrantz.com> wrote:
> On Oct 11, 2007 7:40 PM, <glasser@tigris.org> wrote:
> What is the intent of these 'branches' when they get merged? AFAIK,
> there's going to be nothing in the mailer notification that shows what
> changed - except 'copied from checkpoints:rxxxx' and I find that a
> wholly bad idea. So, suddenly, anything in a checkpoint will not
> produce diffs. That is an extremely bad thing to me.

The intention would be to treat them just like a patch that was
maintained in a working copy --- the merge to trunk (or another
branch) would be just like a fresh commit as far as logs are

The idea is to have a better-versioned replacement for
"my-feature.patch.37" cluttering up everyone's working directories,
not to replace the normal review process.

> BTW, I'm not a fan of making unilateral changes without discussion
> first. IRC is *never* a place to make binding decisions about how we
> as a group operate.

Hey, it's all in version control --- if it's not a good idea, we can
always rm it later.


David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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