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From Kay Schenk <>
Subject Re: How to work with the gbuild branch in SVN?
Date Tue, 16 Feb 2016 17:47:24 GMT

On 02/15/2016 05:07 PM, Damjan Jovanovic wrote:
> Hi
> I am thinking of merging some changes from our gbuild branch
> ( and
> wondering how best to do it.
> The gbuild branch and trunk have drifted apart, so my preferred
> workflow would be to diff specific files and then copy and paste small
> changes into trunk, testing on as many platforms as possible, and
> committing in many fine-grained commits. This would however lose the
> SVN history, and lose the fact those commits even came from that
> branch.
> Would that be ok? If not, what else should I do?
> Thank you
> Damjan

>From what you say here, I'm assuming you mean applying "diffs" from
gbuild to trunk on your development system, then submitting patches
for others to test?

You could use "merge" as Pedro suggests or submit patches as is our
usual way.


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