Re: Subversion Doesn't Have Branches aka Crossing the Streams aka Branches as First Class Objects?
From: Les Mikesell <lesmikesell_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 10 May 2013 10:51:39 -0500
On Fri, May 10, 2013 at 10:42 AM, Andrew Reedick
How/why do you think of that differently than doing a similar
> So, from a technical point of view, where "svn has dirs, not branches," then yes, I would expect a parent dir change to do what it did. From a process/philosophical point of view where branches represent baselines, then I would not expect a parent dir change to do what it did.
You think some directories are magically different (i.e. where your
> Anyway, it represents just one more potential quirk that you have to be aware of when using svn. Fortunately, it's mostly harmless. Long term, once svn's lower level features are mature (true renames, getting rid of --reintegrate, etc..) I would expect a push towards high-level process features such as branches as first class objects.
I think it is one less thing to think about when all directories are
-- Les Mikesell lesmikesell_at_gmail.comReceived on 2013-05-10 17:52:13 CEST
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