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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.

Lieven

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