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Re: Feature request

From: Alexander Klenin <klenin_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-02-23 16:19:01 CET

On 2/23/07, Nick Lindridge <nick@ioncube.com> wrote:

> The problem is that often one doesn't want to leave it until commit time
> to record the log message as it's resource intensive to reverse engineer
> diffs back to a log reason after the fact, as opposed to recording what is
> about to done *first* and then being able to forget the reason and
> concentrate on the change itself. I estimate that as much as 15 to 30
> minutes of a day could be wasted doing a sequence of diffs and commits,
> whereas it could take just 30 seconds. Half an hour lost to Tortoise is
> half an hour less development time, which could easily translate into lost
> revenue if there is a commercial aspect to a project. Being able to code
> right up until the last minute, and then being able to start a mass commit
> at the end of the day and walk away knowing that everything will be
> committed with meaningful messages would be awesome.
I think you would be much better off if you just make a separate
commit after every change you wish to record, and do that right after
the change. This way you will not need to remember the reasons, simply
type them and let Subversion do it.

Alexander S. Klenin
Insight Experts Ltd.
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Received on Fri Feb 23 16:19:12 2007

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