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Re: Finalizing what's in 1.5

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Thu, 10 Jan 2008 15:02:57 -0500

On Jan 10, 2008 2:18 PM, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com> wrote:
> On Jan 10, 2008 1:04 PM, Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com> wrote:
>
> > Now after reading the IRC conversation, it appears that the amount of energy
> > going into #2897 isn't going to be enough for a faster 1.5 release, there's
> > nobody else really looking at the work. So if we want this feature, we should
> > merge it soon into trunk and deal with it in trunk.
>
> That's an interesting question: is the branch so unstable (at the
> moment) that would make the trunk impossible to work on? If not,
> there's no reason for the branch to persist.
>
> My vote is the same always (which doesn't have much weight, since I'm
> not doing any work): Kamesh's branch is THE main use-case for
> merge-tracking and svnmerge.py. An svn 1.5 release without the
> ability to track and painlessly re-merge feature branches just isn't
> interesting to the general public.

The reintegrate branch gives the ability to track and painlessly
re-merge feature branches.

It may not give as much flexibility as the issue-2897 branch, but I'm
still not actually convinced that the issue-2897 version will actually
work as well.

--dave

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