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Re: svnsquash has grown new capabilities

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: Wed, 07 Oct 2009 15:21:04 -0400

"Eric S. Raymond" <esr_at_thyrsus.com> writes:
> My problem is this. The script is no longer a casual hack with
> just enough substance to belong in a contrib directory - I'm probably
> going to write some actual unit tests for it tonight. But it's also not
> large enough, or separable enough from Subversion-as-it-is, that I
> feel it makes sense to ship it as a standalone project.
> Your advice is solicited.

Being in contrib/ doesn't mean "casual hack". It just means "maintained
by a contributor", i.e., the Subversion project is distributing it along
with Subversion but not taking any responsibility for it. So IMHO
leaving it in contrib is the best course. Giving it unit tests is fine.


Received on 2009-10-07 21:21:18 CEST

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