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Re: Merging insanity

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-09-02 02:49:30 CEST

Did you mean to mail me privately (four times?) rather than the whole
list?

On Sep 1, 2005, at 7:05 PM, Clemens Schwaighofer wrote:

>
> But what if I branch out, do changes, merge them back, do some more
> changes, etc.
>
> I wished svn would know, when I last merged what with what, so the
> next time he "knows" what to take to merge my branch changes back.
>
> eg if I have trunk and branch I would love to do:
>
> #> svn merge trunkURL branchURL
>
> and he does it all for me. He knows what was already merged, etc.
>
>

Yes, congrats, you've just described merge-tracking, the holy grail
of version control. You don't need to convince anyone here that it's
good/useful/desired/important. It's that huge mountain in the
distance on our roadmap.

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