Subject: Re: When submitting pullups....
To: None <firstname.lastname@example.org>
From: Pavel Cahyna <pavel@NetBSD.org>
Date: 08/31/2007 22:44:23
[ moving to tech-repository ]
On Fri, Aug 31, 2007 at 01:35:21PM -0700, Eric Gillespie wrote:
> "Perry E. Metzger" <email@example.com> writes:
> > A major criticism of SVN is that it doesn't handle this stuff as well
> > as some of the other systems do. SVN doesn't "know" which patches have
> > been applied the way some of the other systems do.
> > Arguably, if the goal is to maximize the ease of merging things onto
> > branches, systems other than SVN may be better.
> Merge-tracking is just about finished, and already being tested
> by CollabNet's customers and some groups at Google. We've
> started discussing a 1.5 branch now, and I expect the release
> within 6 months (normally I'd say 3, but 1.5 is a monster of a
> release). Subversion will have rock solid merge tracking long
> before NetBSD switches.
Is it compatible with SVK which afaik already tracks merges?