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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-05-17 12:37:22

"Beman Dawes" <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:

> "David Abrahams" <dave_at_[hidden]> wrote in message
>> Beman Dawes <bdawes_at_[hidden]> writes:
>>> A draft proposal is available at
>>> I've put a fair amount of thought into this proposal, and have run some
>>> Subversion simulations to make sure it works smoothly.
>>> What do others think?
>> Mostly great. I'm concerned about these time slots. They don't seem
>> necessary in principle since subversion has atomic commits, and they
>> seem like they could introduce spurious lock contention on the
>> repository.
> Point taken, although I'm not sure how serious a problem it is.
> If it is a real problem, maybe something link this:
> Step one: developers during the week merge into a "next" branch of
> stable.
> Step two: once a cycle (tentatively weekly), a single merge of the "next"
> branch into stable head is done.

I still don't understand why we'd bother with either approach. What
problem are you solving.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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