[Python-Dev] We should be using a tool for code reviews
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Thu Sep 30 12:17:01 CEST 2010
Sorry for following up to myself, but this typo might be very
Stephen J. Turnbull writes:
> Barry Warsaw writes:
> > You can have "co-located" branches which essentially switch
> > in-place, so if a branch is changing some .c files, you won't have
> > to rebuild the whole world just to try out a patch.
> In Mercurial these are called "named branches", and they are
> repo-local (by which I mean they must be part of the DAG). Named
> branches used to have some inconvenient aspects relevant to standalone
> branches (they could be fairly confusing to other users if pushed
> before being merge to mainline).
> It's not obvious to me that Mercurial style named branches would work
> well here ... it would take a little thought to design an appropriate
> workflow, anyway.
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