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Re: Empty commit

From: Toby Thain <toby_at_smartgames.ca>
Date: 2007-06-13 23:08:35 CEST

On 13-Jun-07, at 3:39 PM, Ryan Schmidt wrote:

> On Jun 13, 2007, at 09:30, Giulio Troccoli wrote:
>>> If I'm understanding you properly, your issue boils down to the
>>> following:
>>> "If nothing is reported back to the user, the user doesn't
>>> understand
>>> that nothing was done."
>>> Is that a fair assessment?
>> Yes it is, although I would phrase it more like "I personally
>> can't bare
>> the thought of users complaining that Subversion didn't tell them
>> that
>> nothing was actually committed and I want to do something about it
>> before that happens"
> ...it should be standard operating procedure for every developer to
> run "svn status" and "svn diff" before every commit,... If you just
> commit without looking first what you're committing, you're going
> to end up with crap in your repository. ...

+1 !

I've been using Svn for years and I still occasionally commit stuff I
shouldn't, or forget to commit stuff that belongs in one changeset.
It's worth putting an emphasis on discipline and best practices!


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Received on Wed Jun 13 23:09:08 2007

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