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From dlel...@rockwellcollins.com
Subject Re: How to change paths on an external file without a full update --depth infinity?
Date Thu, 15 Aug 2013 21:03:27 GMT
> >
> > It commits a new revision of what the file external pointed to - 
pretty
> > handy.  If you are pegged, it will not automagically update your 
pegged
> > revision (as I'd expect), so unless you are on the HEAD or update your 
peg
> > to what just committed, an update will revert your WC back to the 
pegged
> > version.
> 
> I'd actually expect it to be pretty confusing if you had multiple
> people committing changes based from different back-rev pegged
> references anywhere near the same time frame.  Does your external
> 'notify about new versions' tool help with that?   Don't you get
> conflicting changes that you'd want branches to help isolate?

Yes, its obvious to users when they are not on the latest revision of the 
file, but they c/would still go through a merge process if need be.

Its actually very straight-forward as we intentionally focused on 
targeting non-CM-guru folks.

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