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Re: branching best practice

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-05-20 05:56:36 CEST

Ryan Schmidt <subversion-2007b@ryandesign.com> writes:
> Doesn't this method make it impossible to later merge these changes
> back into the trunk with
> $ svn merge -r$START:$END http://blahblahblah/repos/branches/
> my_new_branch wc_of_trunk
> where $START is the revision in which the branch was created and $END
> is HEAD or whatever?

That's right. You'd have to use a more complex series of merge
commands to achieve the desired effect.

>> Another way is to create a branch from a pristine revision:
>> [...]
> This is the method I would advocate.

Me too, in almost all circumstances.


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