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Re: svn checkpoint: r27213 - checkpoints/relative-externals

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-10-16 17:04:39 CEST

"Ben Collins-Sussman" <sussman@red-bean.com> writes:
> So now you're using svnmerge.py to carefully keep your 'checkpoint' in
> sync with trunk. At this point, how is it any different from a
> feature branch? Is it just the fact that you don't want to write
> structured log messages or have people review the code?
>
> I guess I can understand using /checkpoints as a general anarchy
> dumping-ground to make backups of patches, but this sort of blurs the
> line. Why not just make a feature branch and ask folks not to review
> it yet?

Well, you doesn't always know when you start something how long it's
going to take, or how many commits, etc.

I think it's fine to move from /checkpoints into /branches, when
something turns out to need a typical feature branch.

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