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Re: early reflections on subversion methodology

From: Thomas Beale <thomas_at_deepthought.com.au>
Date: 2005-08-15 00:23:45 CEST

Monks, Peter wrote:
> G'day again,
>>often you don't know in advance that you need to roll-back to some
>>particular revision...e.g. your developers might have introduced some
>>inconsistencies into the codebase without realising it for a few
> Don't "svn log" and / or "svn blame" give you this information?
>>No it doesn't. It just doesn't provide enough support for doing tags,
>>releases etc; all users are in the position of having to implement
>>something extra, meaning somehting unique and different at each site,
> I must be missing something again - if (as I think you've suggested in
> previous posts) there's a universally applicable CM methodology, why
> would it need to be independently and uniquely implemented at each and
> every site? Why not just implement it once (using the various
> extension points Subversion provides) and reuse it (or even better,
> share it with the wider Subversion user community so that no one else
> has to implement it either)?

yes, that would be nice wouldn't it...;-)

- thomas beale

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