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RE: RE: Avoiding unexpected Concurrent Development

From: Gleason, Todd <tgleason_at_impac.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Apr 2008 07:46:17 -0700

"resolves any merges upon checkin" is inaccurate and might scare people.
Here's my understanding of how it actually works:

 

Svn checkout = initial get

Svn update = subsequent get, merging changes into your working copy.
Conflicts (edits to the same areas of a text file) are resolved
interactively.

Svn commit = check-in-and if you try to commit a file that was committed
since your checkout or last update, your commit fails, forcing you to
update and merge. You don't actually resolve merges when committing
(which is very dangerous to do!), you resolve them when updating.

 

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From: Reedick, Andrew [mailto:jr9445_at_ATT.COM]
Sent: Thursday, April 03, 2008 8:12 AM
To: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
Subject: RE: Avoiding unexpected Concurrent Development

 

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You don't checkout from Subversion. Instead, a subversion checkout is
more like a 'get'. Everyone 'gets' a copy of the files, works on them,
and then resolves any merges upon checkin.

 

 

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