[Python-Dev] PEP: Migrating the Python CVS to Subversion

Anthony Baxter anthony at interlink.com.au
Fri Aug 12 03:14:10 CEST 2005

On Sunday 07 August 2005 15:33, Martin v. Löwis wrote:
> Ah, ok. That's true. It doesn't mean you can't do proper merging
> with subversion - it only means that it is harder, as you need to
> figure out the revision range that you want to merge.
> If this is too painful, you can probably use subversion to store
> the relevant information. For example, you could define a custom
> property on the directory, last_merge_from_trunk, which you
> would always update after you have done a merge operation. Then
> you don't have to look through history to find out when you
> last merged.

This is what I do with shtoom - I have properties branchURI and branchRev on 
the root of the branch. I can then use these when landing the branch. It 
seems to work well enough for me. 

Anthony Baxter     <anthony at interlink.com.au>
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