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Re: Branch from a branch -- will merges still work?

From: Jacob Weber <jacob_at_jacobweber.com>
Date: Thu, 18 Feb 2010 09:37:01 -0800


Stefan, if you're the one who added it, you might also want to link to it in the section I mentioned, where it says "once a --reintegrate merge is done from branch to trunk, the branch is no longer usable for further work".


On Feb 18, 2010, at 8:51 AM, Stefan Sperling wrote:

> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 11:22:36AM -0500, Rob van Oostrum wrote:
>> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Jacob Weber <jacob_at_jacobweber.com> wrote:
>>> Do you mean that I don't need to delete my branch after a reintegrate, as
>>> suggested here:
>>> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.branchmerge.basicmerging.html#svn.branchemerge.basicmerging.reintegrate
>>> and that instead, I can just record the revision of the merge as having
>>> being merged into my branch?
>>> You may have just changed my life, sir. :)
>> You don't need to. The suggestion on that page is just that if you no longer
>> need the branch, it's perfectly safe to remove it (since you can always
>> resurrect it if need be).
> See this section of the book for a more thorough explanation:
> http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.branchmerge.advanced.html#svn.branchmerge.advanced.reintegratetwice
> It was added to the book just yesterday, so it's understandable
> that you missed it :)
> Stefan
Received on 2010-02-18 18:37:45 CET

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