svn obliterate - more feasible these days?
Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 11:45:43 -0400 (EDT)
Hi. As a bit of an introduction... I was hanging out on irc://irc.freenode.net/svn since we use svn at work due to its simplicity, flexibility with regards to tag/branch structuring, easy narrow/shallow, centralisation, quite a lot of supporting tooling out there..
However for the FOSS project (Hedgewars) that I contribute to we use mercurial, and I'm also a fan. Stuff I like:
That said, it's still DVCS so has clear problems with narrow/shallow still, despite recent work on that it still mangles history, and is more complex for beginners. And is not ideal for the corporate monorepo where you track everything related to the project. Still love my svn.
Now, when I run into an hg feature that I particularly find useful, I ask #svn if there's an equivalent for use at work.
I asked what svn had along those lines and following conversation ensued:
danielsh suggested I move this to the list. So I did.
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