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RE: Troubled by a strategy that has developers creating feature branches from latest release rather than trunk

From: Erik Hemdal <erik_at_comprehensivepower.com>
Date: Tue, 17 Mar 2009 15:53:09 -0400

> -----Original Message-----
> From: David Chapman [mailto:dcchapman_at_acm.org]
> Look at it from his perspective: it's a series of small annoyances
> ("why doesn't trunk build this morning?!??") vs. one big annoyance at
> merge time. If the small annoyances are relatively frequent,
> then a big
> merge starts to look like less trouble. (I'm not arguing for his
> perspective, just pointing it out.)

David is right. Especially if the team members can push the big merge off
onto the shoulders of a integrator who gets to do that unpleasant and
unrewarding task.



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