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Re: merge & commit -- log question

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-08-13 18:11:20 CEST

Bill Comisky <bcomisky@pobox.com> writes:

> I'm going to be merging branch changes back into the trunk soon for a
> project I'm working on. After I do the merge and commit the changes, I
> won't be able to see the individual log messages for the commits made on
> the branch when I 'svn log' the trunk, just the log message for the
> post-merge commit.
>
> I'm curious, is it typical to do a 'svn log' on the branch and use those
> messages in that post-merge commit? Or do you just note the
> branch/revision so people can go back and 'svn log' on the branch if they
> need to. What do you do?

For me, it depends on the size of the merge. If I'm merging one or
two changes, I'll go ahead and include those log messages. If I'm
merging 1000 revisions, I'll just refer to the revision range and let
folks do the work themselves.

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