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From Noah Slater <nsla...@bytesexual.org>
Subject Re: Subversion vs other source control systems
Date Mon, 18 Feb 2008 11:19:58 GMT
>   Use case: work on apache project while on plane
>   -----------------------------------------------
>   * export list of jiras of your favorite ASF project into spreadsheet
>   * sync project repo to your laptop
>   * get on a plane for 14 hours
>   * slave away at the bug list, fixing a bunch
>     * create one patch per bug, with a good commit message, referring
>       to the bug report, and commit locally
>   * get off the plane
>   * get online
>   * sync project repo to your laptop
>     * resolve any conflicts
>   * for each bug report
>     * submit and commit the fix
>     * close the bug report
>
> This is easy to do with git. It's a small nightmare with SVN, especially
> if your project is a million lines of code.

Sorry for butting in this discussion, but I would like to point out that this is
only a problem for the standard Subversion client. As an SVK user (another
Subversion client) I regularly make use of off-line commits, local mirroring and
smart merges.

--
Noah Slater <http://bytesexual.org/>

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