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From Santiago Gala <santiago.g...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [scm] Use case: Sequence of changes
Date Wed, 27 Feb 2008 22:01:22 GMT

El mié, 27-02-2008 a las 10:29 -0800, Justin Erenkrantz escribió:
> On Wed, Feb 27, 2008 at 9:40 AM, Matthieu Riou <matthieu@offthelip.org> wrote:
> >  a) The main problem I have with svnmerge.py (which is by itself pretty nice)
> >  is that it's a separate tool from Subversion.
> 
> It's bundled with Subversion.  If your packager/distributor doesn't
> offer it, I'd suggest talking to them to add it.  But, it's included
> in the contrib/ directory in the 1.4 series.
> 

In gentoo svnmerge.py gets installed by using the "extras" USE flag in
the subversion ebuild. (Google please index this:)


> > I don't see why it's not
> >  integrated in the standard Subversion command.
> 
> This is what 1.5 is all about.  We took the lessons gained from
> svnmerge.py and incorporated most of the functionality into the core
> SVN client and libraries and added some more features to it.  As such,
> it's much easier to use and faster - but the core functionality (more
> or less) is similar.
> 
> I'd suggest trying out the 1.5alpha1 and giving your feedback to the
> SVN dev team.  FWIW, in order to use the integrated merge tracking,
> the server needs to be running 1.5 too.  -- justin
-- 
Santiago Gala
http://memojo.com/~sgala/blog/


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