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Re: Shelving

From: Raye Raskin <rayer_at_pobox.com>
Date: 2004-09-26 07:46:39 CEST

Isn't that just a branch? You could call it a private branch,
but it's still just a branch. Or I guess I should really say
it's just an "svn copy".

  ----- Original Message -----
  From: Ray Johnson
  To: users@subversion.tigris.org
  Sent: Saturday, September 25, 2004 10:42 PM
  Subject: Shelving

  In reading about the new source code control system from Microsoft (not sue to ship next year) I found on feature to be extremely interesting. I believe the call it shelving. It is the notion that I could work on my working copy for a while & then "put it away" into the revision control system - with out actually checking it into the trunk. You might do this to work on a bug or something which requires a clean WC. Then when ready you restore your WC to your shelved copy to resume your larger feature.

  I'm curious what it would take to do this in Subversion. Has this ever been discussed as a feature for Subversion? Is it possible to do now in subversion via existing mechanisms I haven't thought to use in this way?

Received on Sun Sep 26 07:47:10 2004

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