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RE: Tracking svn merge

From: Madan U S <madan_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-01-16 03:54:49 CET

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Lakshman Srilakshmanan [mailto:lakshman.srilakshmanan@tradingpost.com.au]
> Sent: Mon 1/16/2006 4:57 AM
> To: users@subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Tracking svn merge
> Hi ,
> Thanks to all who helped me through my preparation to roll out
> subversion in our organisation.
> I am near the end of my evaluation and have just 2 question before
> submitting my recommendation and then preparing the migration path.
> Question 1.
> I find from the user archive that there is no merge tracking feature in
> subversion to prevent double merging the same revision. I also note that
> it is in the road map for future development. The road map does not
> provide an indication of the timeframe to implement this feature.
> Q1. Is there an idea of timeframe when this feature will be incorporated
> ?

I dont think there are any hard deadlines for the feature completion. But its coming soon.
Maybe some committer could add his comment here.

> Q2. What is the work around today. Is there a best practice to follow ?
> Or do we just need to keep a manual note and track merging revision
> manually.
> Question 2.
> I need a command line client for windows/linux/Unix.
> Do I just download the full version and use it as a client or is there a
> stripped-down svn containing the client side only (including command
> line).
> SVNTortoise does not appear to provide a command line interface.

download subversion as a package. it will give you a client among other things. The libraries are shared between the server side modules and the subversion client.

So, in Linux/Unix, you give users the svnadmin command along with the svn command line, when you do this.

Received on Mon Jan 16 03:57:32 2006

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