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Re: Question on upcoming version 1.5

From: Philippe Andersson <pan_at_iba-group.com>
Date: Mon, 09 Jun 2008 17:35:54 +0200

Hello Todd,

Gleason, Todd wrote:
> I would be interested in seeing what FDA requirement specifies merge
> tracking support in a version control system, because this is the first
> I've heard of it.
> Perhaps the "FDA requirement" is not specifically for merge tracking,
> but simply to have proper documentation of bugs fixed in a particular
> branch?
Indeed, yes. The FDA simply requires to have full traceability of
changes. It typically doesn't mandate any specific technological solution.

> (And merge tracking is very useful for this, but not the only
> means to this end.)

Ph. A.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Philippe Andersson [mailto:pan_at_iba-group.com]
> Sent: Friday, June 06, 2008 8:37 AM
> To: users_at_subversion.tigris.org
> Subject: Question on upcoming version 1.5
> Hello list,
> I'm investigating the feasability of implementing our current SCM plan
> in Subversion, with the goal of replacing our current tool (ClearCase)
> over time.
> One rather crucial aspect for us is merge tracking support (FDA
> requirement -- we manufacture medical devices). Hence my interest in
> version 1.5.
> I've read this document:
> <http://subversion.tigris.org/merge-tracking/requirements.html>
> that lists the use cases to be covered by merge tracking, and I'm quite
> happy with what it contains.
> Now my question: can someone tell me / point me to a document that
> details how much of those use cases are indeed implemented in the
> upcoming version 1.5 (or will be, when it is officially released) ?
> Thanks in advance,
> Ph. A.

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