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Re: branching best practice

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-05-21 03:25:03 CEST

"Hari Kodungallur" <hkodungallur@gmail.com> writes:
> $ 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?
> Just curious why this merge is much different from the other. Does this method
> of branching actually mess up the ancestry?

No, but it makes it a bit harder to separate the copy-from-ancestor
changes from from the changes made on the branch itself. Not
impossible, just harder.


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