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Re: Merging unrelated branches - release notes

From: Johan Corveleyn <jcorvel_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 20 Jun 2013 15:24:13 +0200

On Thu, Jun 20, 2013 at 3:03 PM, Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com> wrote:
> C. Michael Pilato wrote:
>
>> On 06/19/2013 09:45 PM, Johan Corveleyn wrote:
>>> The checks that protect the user from accidentally merging unrelated
>>> branches (also used for the mergeinfo command IIRC): are these new in
>>> 1.8? Are these mentioned somewhere in the release notes? I can't seem
>>> to find anything about this.
>>
>> This does appear to be new in 1.8. At least, my 1.7 client doesn't complain
>> about merges between non-related directories.
>
> Yes, I added the checks for 1.8.
>
> It's mentioned in CHANGES under "Minor new features and improvements (client-side)" as "reject some attempts to merge between unrelated branches (r1215273)".
>
> It's not mentioned in the release notes.

I think this is an important change (improvement) that deserves
mention in the release notes, rather than being burried in the huge
CHANGES list. WANdisco even put it in their announcement mail
"WANdisco offers Apache Subversion 1.8" (as one of five items they
considered important enough to mention explicitly).

Just my 0.02

--
Johan
Received on 2013-06-20 15:25:06 CEST

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