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From Josh Elser <>
Subject Re: Patching and JIRA?
Date Sun, 14 Oct 2012 14:19:29 GMT
emphatic +1 for moving to Git :)

On Sunday, October 14, 2012, Christopher Tubbs <> wrote:
> I'd almost prefer all patches to be submitted as a link to a GitHub
> repo, but since our SCM is SVN natively, I'm not sure how well that
> would work. It would certainly be ideal if we had a native Git repo
> for Accumulo... is the one on writable, or just a read only
> view of what's in svn?
> --
> Christopher L Tubbs II
> On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 2:24 PM, Drew Farris <> wrote:
>> Hi All,
>> In the past, when I've used JIRA and uploaded multiple versions of
>> patches to the same issue, I've simply used the same filename, and
>> JIRA took care of putting a strikethrough in the listings for the old
>> version of the patch, indicating that they were available but should
>> be ignored.
>> These days, it simply greys the old patch versions out. It makes
>> things a little less clear as to which patches should be applied to
>> obtain the fix.
>> There is some value in maintaining a patch history, but in many cases
>> old patches should be trashed to make it clear which patch should be
>> applied to obtain the fix.
>> Any patch posted should contain the entire change for a given issue,
>> as opposed to requiring individuals working the issue to apply
>> multpile patches to obtain an update.
>> Does this make sense, or does anyone think patches should be handled
>> differently?
>> Drew

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