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Re: 1.7 feature list

From: Lieven Govaerts <svnlgo_at_mobsol.be>
Date: Sat, 15 Aug 2009 14:53:23 +0200

On Wed, Aug 12, 2009 at 5:56 PM, Stefan
Fuhrmann<stefanfuhrmann_at_alice-dsl.de> wrote:
> Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn_at_gmail.com> wrote:
>> > * Explorer context menu and / or log
>> >    - "Bisect" to automatically and semi-
>> >      automatically find offending revisions
>> What do you mean by "offending revisions"? What would such a feature
>> actually do?
> GIT introduced this feature. The basic idea
> is to specify a "good" (working) revision
> and a "bad" (broken) revision plus some script.
> Using bisection (based on length of actual
> history not rev number arithmetics), the
> first "bad" revision can be found.
> The script is used to decide upon "good" or
> "bad". For TSVN, I would like to support
> fully automatic operation (user specifies
> test and optional cleanup scripts etc.)
> as well as guided operation where the user
> has to press either to 'good' or 'bad' button.

Why not implement this in Subversion directly, so that you can use it
in TSVN and someone else can implement it as 'svn bisect' ? Seems like
a useful feature to me.



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