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From: David Abrahams (dave_at_[hidden])
Date: 2007-12-08 21:04:31

on Thu Dec 06 2007, David Abrahams <> wrote:

> on Thu Dec 06 2007, Eric Niebler <> wrote:
>>>> Have you tried it with regular svn merge? Once you get regular svn merge
>>>> doing exactly what you want, presumably would use a very
>>>> similar set of arguments.
>>> My point is that I can't use because merge tracking hasn't
>>> been enabled on the release branch. Nobody can use until
>>> someone (probably you) runs init on branches/release.
> Two new points of interest, from someone who knows a lot more about
> these things than I do
> (
> 1. You may not want to hold your breath for merge tracking to appear
> in SVN; it might not be included in 1.5

I did a little research on this: is
quite revealing.

> 2. It's quite possible that isn't the best approach for
> merging. Local use of Mercurial or Git (or svk?) might work
> better.

I'm certainly going to try svk when I get a chance.

Dave Abrahams
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