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Re: svn commit: r31704 - in branches/issue-2843-dev/subversion: libsvn_client libsvn_wc

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Mon, 23 Jun 2008 11:30:53 -0400

Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com> writes:
> Karl Fogel wrote:
>> Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com> writes:
>>> Karl Fogel wrote:
>>>> I thinkd say you should merge trunk to your branch quite frequently. At
>>>> least every few days, though of course it really depends on the rate &
>>>> kind of changes that happen on trunk. Don't let your branch get too far
>>>> out of sync...
>>> I wish that were possible with the current merging code :(
>> You wish it were possible to get too far out of sync, or you wish it
>> were possible to merge very often?
>> (I'm assuming the former, but just want to make sure there isn't
>> something I didn't know about :-) ).
> To merge often.
> Do a checkout of the file-externals branch and try to merge trunk into it.

I haven't had time to perform that experiment, but it sounds like you're
saying something very surprising: that if you do merges fairly
frequently, they fail, but if you do them less frequently, they succeed.

I mean, you should be pulling in the same changes, it's just a question
of how you're batching them, right?

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Received on 2008-06-23 17:31:33 CEST

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