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From Stefan Sperling <s...@elego.de>
Subject Re: Branch from a branch -- will merges still work?
Date Thu, 18 Feb 2010 16:51:28 GMT
On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 11:22:36AM -0500, Rob van Oostrum wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 18, 2010 at 11:19 AM, Jacob Weber <jacob@jacobweber.com> wrote:
> > Do you mean that I don't need to delete my branch after a reintegrate, as
> > suggested here:
> >
> >
> > http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.branchmerge.basicmerging.html#svn.branchemerge.basicmerging.reintegrate
> >
> > and that instead, I can just record the revision of the merge as having
> > being merged into my branch?
> >
> > You may have just changed my life, sir. :)
> >
> You don't need to. The suggestion on that page is just that if you no longer
> need the branch, it's perfectly safe to remove it (since you can always
> resurrect it if need be).

See this section of the book for a more thorough explanation:
http://svnbook.red-bean.com/nightly/en/svn.branchmerge.advanced.html#svn.branchmerge.advanced.reintegratetwice

It was added to the book just yesterday, so it's understandable
that you missed it :)

Stefan

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