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Re: Merge and revision history

From: Paul Maddox <P.Maddox_at_signal.QinetiQ.com>
Date: 2006-01-25 11:30:28 CET


> Nothing is ever lost, of course. It's still there in the repository. You
> just have to know where to look.

yep, the problem is, we're using Subversion for keeping copies of all the
documentation, and project managers don't make the best of things when it
comes to having to 'look' for stuff :-)

> The log of trunk will indeed only contain the log entry for the merge
> from the branch, because that's the only operation that was ever
> performed on the trunk.

That's what I thought, I was hoping I'd missed something out, shame though.

> But in your merge log message you should specify what branch you're
> merging from, and what revisions, so that at any point later, you can get
> a log of that branch to see the details about what was done there.

we do that but it would be nice to have an option for merging the histories,
so that you didn't have to 'dig' for the info.


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