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Re: Suggestion: Transparent Branching

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: Wed, 07 Jul 2010 12:29:25 -0400

On Wed, 2010-07-07 at 11:44 -0400, Marco Jansen wrote:
> So therefor, what we would like to see is to be able to have a transparent
> branch: One which fetches updates from both branch and trunk, without having
> them listed as changes or triggering commits. In essence it's reading from
> two branches, where a last known revision of a file could be from either
> branch, and committing to one only when it has changes from this 'either'
> latest revision.

I'm not sure if this is a feature of any popular version control system.
What would happen if trunk changes didn't merge easily with the changes
on one or more transparent branches?
Received on 2010-07-07 18:30:08 CEST

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