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Re: allow edit of multiple log messages.

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 3 Dec 2010 12:22:39 -0500

On Fri, Dec 3, 2010 at 11:37, Philip Sayers <phil_at_cds-am.net> wrote:
> Feature suggestion.
>
> On the Show Log screen, would you consider enabling the "Edit Log Message"
> context menu item if multiple revisions are selected, AND all revisions have
> the exact same log message?
>
> We sometimes include the phrase "DO NOT MERGE - ItemId nnnn"  as part of a
> commit message.
> Typically for a small change that is not big enough to justify a branch but
> large enough to require some extended testing after the commit.
> The DO NOT MERGE means that the build engineer will ignore that revision
> when merging changes into a build branch for customer packaging.
>
> Once the extended testing has complete, we go back and edit the log messages
> and strip out the DO NOT MERGE.  If there are 2 or 3 commits for the same
> piece of work, this can be extra clicking around that I think can be
> eliminated.
>
> While this may not be best practice it works for the processes we have in
> place.

Subversion itself only allows editing of one revision's revprop at a
time. If this were to be implemented in TSVN, it would have to execute
as multiple revprop changes in succession behind the scenes.

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