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Re: Tree conflicts - ready for use on trunk

From: <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: Wed, 28 May 2008 15:44:09 +0200

Quoting Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>:

> Everyone,
>
> The tree-conflicts branch is at the stage of being a significant improvement
> over svn 1.5.0 in the prevention of mistakes and potential data loss during
> "svn update" and "svn merge".
>
> The tree-conflicts branch was created to separate the unstable development
> work
> from the stabilisation of 1.5, and to provide room for experimentation in its
> early stages. Now the work on the branch is stabilising and has its own
> regression tests.
>
> I believe Subversion would benefit greatly from seeing this work merged back
> to
> the trunk soon. There are unimplemented parts, unresolved user interface
> questions, and design still to do, that I am posting about separately.
> However,
> what is already on the branch does a useful job. This is looking like being a
> significant feature in 1.6, and merging it to trunk will enable much better
> visibility and cooperation on it.
>
> Of course I won't merge it until we can agree that it is ready enough to do
> so,
> or which parts to leave out, and so on, but I would appreciate it if folks
> would take a look and help us to determine how to go about this.
>
> Note that the tree-conflict handling we are talking about here is a basic
> level
> of detection and ability to resolve conflicts, not a complete
> automated-as-much-as-possible solution yet.
>
> Can I ask if this proposal is OK in concept?

Does the branch pass the existing regression tests? If you like, I can trigger
the 4 build slaves to fetch, build and test the tree-conflicts branch.

Lieven

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