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Re: Tree conflict bug with switch

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 29 Sep 2009 16:10:42 -0400

On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 15:21, Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 29, 2009 at 3:18 PM, Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> Euh... I thought we were supposed to disallow a switch if localmods existed.
>> Did that requirement get relaxed? Why? It doesn't seem reasonable at all to
>> allow localmods on one path to magically be applicable to another.
>
> Forgetting tree conflict situations, isn't that a common way to
> "shelve" changes?  Developer is in middle of work but has to task
> switch.  Rather than make a patch, you can make a branch, switch to
> it, and commit your changes.  Then switch back to trunk to be clean
> again.

Not that I was aware of. I figured you would do this:

$ svn cp . $REPOS/branches/hold-my-stuff-kthxbai

Cheers,
-g

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