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From Yong Lin Ma <>
Subject Re: Correct SVN practices (was Re: Fix for bug 119161)
Date Tue, 05 Jun 2012 03:15:28 GMT
I will do this. Please brief how do you hope the info will be
organized and what should be highlighted.

On Tue, Jun 5, 2012 at 12:16 AM, Pedro Giffuni <> wrote:
> --- Lun 4/6/12, J├╝rgen Schmidt ha scritto:
>> >
>> > I guess there's going to be no way to convince
>> > people to use SVN correctly (hint: "svn merge"). :(
>> I simply haven't thought about it but I agree svn merge
>> would have been better here. Especially when we want to
>> merge the whole branch later to trunk to ensure that
>> we have all fixes integrated.
> svn merge actually helps a lot and I find it is really
> powerful, especially when there are big changes involving
> creating or moving files. I think part of the problem
> is that we don't have the procedures documented yet
> and people are afraid to break something in the main
> tree.
> We do have a small primer but it can be improved.
> For new (and sometimes old) committers it's good
> to have some reference for doing their first commit,
> the first merge, creating their own feature branch,
> etc.
> Volunteers are welcome; I am a little busy but I
> can give some pointers if someone wants to take
> the task.
> Pedro.

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