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AW: Branching Feature Request

From: Jens Geyer <jgx_at_vsx.net>
Date: Thu, 5 May 2011 15:05:18 +0200

Hello *,

Hans-Emil wrote:

> > * Keep this externals' settings (HEAD)
> This would be equivalent of todays behavior, right?

Correct.

> > * Fix this externals' revision at branch base (4711)
> I guess this option should only be available to externals that point
to the same repository as the branch is located on?

Not necessarily. Where I agree, that it probably must be handled
differently for the two cases, if we allow for both.

> > * Fix this externals' revision at revision number ___
> With a log button to help you pick the revision...

Yep.

> > * Resolve the external into a physical copy of the current state
> Ooooh. Scarry stuff. :-) Are you doing this sometimes? And in that
case; Why?

In some rare cases we've done this.
Of course I would not make this the default, nor a recommended option.
:-)

Simon wrote:

> Before this conversation goes too far, please try the nightly build as
> there are a lot of new features related to handling of externals when
> branching and tagging.

Oh, that's really great! I will have a look at the nighly. Thank you!

JensG

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