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Re: Subversion Doesn't Have Branches aka Crossing the Streams aka Branches as First Class Objects?

From: Zé <jose.passes_at_gmx.com>
Date: Sat, 18 May 2013 17:37:03 +0100

On 05/15/2013 06:59 PM, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Wed, May 15, 2013 at 12:06 PM, Andrew Reedick
> <Andrew.Reedick_at_cbeyond.net> wrote:

>> Plus, telling people not use to svn's touted directory manipulation
>> features because of side-effects is a bit self-defeating.
> Not if you want it to act like SCM's that have branches that don't
> allow such things.

Don't you understand that *that's precisely the problem*? Currently,
subversion does not support branching, and it's only possible to
manipulate subversion to *act* like it does by copying around
subdirectories in the repository, and in the process screw up with the
repo's revision history.

Received on 2013-05-18 18:37:38 CEST

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