[cvsnt] Mergepoint issues on 184.108.40.206 b2382
a.krey at gmx.de
Thu Jan 11 21:42:57 GMT 2007
On Fri, 12 Jan 2007 06:48:43 +0000, Arthur Barrett wrote:
> > Which was the last version of CVSNT that supported this feature?
> Bi Directional MergePoints has never been a feature of CVSNT, and never
> been supported. A bug in an earlier version allowed it
The code that constituted that 'bug' looks a bit big to have been
added by accident.
> and also allowed changes to be lost.
Which as far as I see is still an unsubstantiated claim.
> The discussion last year was very helpful, and so has this one. It
> helps people learn how to implement certain business processes in a
> reliable and supported way.
Instead of making cvs able to support prcesses that
other-vcs-with-merge-arrows do easily.
> As always - if you want some feature in CVSNT that isn't there - you can
> add it.
At http://s17.ath.cx/tmp/cvsmergep.txt there is a patch. Use at own risk.
We just put it back into our server (on Unix, though) because
back-and-forth merges are a very important feature for us.
> If you do not have the time and resources to create a build environment
> and do the design and coding
Unless you want criss-cross-merges between arbitrary branches there
isn't much design to do. With our without the patch you must be
careful what you intend to merge between more than two branches
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