> -----Original Message-----
> From: Andy Levy [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 24 July 2006 11:55
> To: Michael Pickard
> Cc: firstname.lastname@example.org; Nico Kadel-Garcia; Mike Craig
> Subject: Re: Re: Suspending commits
> On 7/24/06, Michael Pickard <email@example.com> wrote:
> > Because there may be a need to rebuild if something fails UAT, hence
> > 'without my prior authorisation'.
> > If I needed to rebranch each time, I'd get at least one or two new
> > a week *plus* any branches created by failed UAT - it would soon
> > unwieldy.
> And your management is OK with development coming to a near-halt every
> time UAT starts? Can't say I've worked in a place that would accept
I'm fine with it. The three developers concerned are perfectly able to
work locally for a day.
> You really ought to create tags and build from those. You'll get the
> "lockdown" you're after (only allow one person to create tags), get a
> "snapshot" of the code at any time as a result for repeatable builds,
> and you don't have to stop developers from committing at all.
OK, so let's say I create a tag and build for UAT from that.
Dev A checks in some code,
Dev B checks in some code,
Dev A checks in some code,
I'm notified of a failure in UAT and ask for a fix to be committed,
Dev C checks in a fix
I tag and build again.
Isn't there a chance that the new build contains code submitted by A and
B that may break an area of the codebase not covered by UAT ?
> If that still seems "unweildy", why not make note of what revision
> your initial UAT build came from, and if you need to rebuild, just
> check out that specific revision instead of HEAD?
For the same reasons as outlined above. A fix to code that has failed
UAT might come after a number of other commits, none of which are
scheduled for UAT, and for that reason I would like to restrict commits
on the one day we do UAT.
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Received on Mon Jul 24 13:09:55 2006