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Re: "me too" changelog feature?

From: Andrew Thompson <subversionuser_at_aktzero.com>
Date: 2005-04-14 18:12:29 CEST

Saulius Grazulis wrote:
>>>How does this differ from keeping a file with a log message as you
>>>work? (I do that with Subversion all the time.)
>>It automatically puts whatever you typed in there in to the commit
>>message for you to just tweak and save.
> 1. Could pre-commit hooks help?

I believe pre-commit is too late for the specific feature I was
referring to.

> 2. I usually do commit for every logically finished step of the work (even if
> it is only one symbol change). I guess this would make it easier to sort out
> the things later, when there is a need to go back to a specific state of the
> project.
> So what if instead of writing changes into some log file, you just commit each
> time you want to add something to the log? Subversion will keep the log for
> you ;)?

That means when working on *any* task, you would branch and then commit
each change along the way to the solution. Then a log dump against the
branch root revision would give you back all your change notes that
you'd include in your merge against trunk.

**Note: I don't consider this any kind of issue, so don't anyone get too
riled up about it. It's something I saw and thought I'd throw out to the

Andrew Thompson
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