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From NN Ott <>
Subject Feature Request: [Was: Best way to maintain patches to a 3rd party library?]
Date Tue, 11 Jan 2011 17:36:58 GMT
> >> To recap, as Les put it:
> >>
> >> I think the idea is that he'd like to see the development history of
> both the vendor and local changes as a continuous set of changes as you
> would if they were in the same repository with log and diff working across
> any points in time or branch versions.  It seems like a reasonable thing to
> want, but I don't think it is possible with subversion.
> >
> >
> I don't think the request can be met by Subversion. Subversion is a
> centralized version control system; the request is met by not using a
> centralized version control system, but instead using a distributed version
> control system.

With the new merge tracking capability being added, I would think this could
be on the horizon as well.  A full fledged distributed system hardly is
needed or even what I am looking for.

Has such a feature request already been logged?

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