[Geany-devel] ANN: Configurable Build Menu Alpha in SVN

Enrico Tröger enrico.troeger at xxxxx
Thu Jul 16 16:33:24 UTC 2009

On Thu, 16 Jul 2009 18:24:14 +0200, Thomas wrote:

>Enrico Tröger schrieb:
>> On Thu, 16 Jul 2009 18:17:10 +0200, Enrico wrote:
>>> On Mon, 13 Jul 2009 14:55:20 +0200, Frank wrote:
>>>> Am Montag, den 13.07.2009, 22:34 +1000 schrieb Lex Trotman:
>>>>>         Alright, I did a svn up in the branch, at it's still at
>>>>> r3952. And my patch is against that revision.
>>>>>         Could it be local changes on your side?
>>>>> Most probably, as I said its still under active development, but
>>>>> at the moment I have a persistent crash so I don't want to commit
>>>>> a more broken program than is already there :-(
>>>> Don't be afraid to do some more commits. Also I had good experience
>>>> developing using a local git branch so I keep track on my changes
>>>> as well as I can patch/merge patches coming in. 
>>> In case of the build-system branch, using a local git repository
>>> doesn't make sense. The idea of the branch is to constantly work on
>>> this code with all the advantages of a source code management system
>>> like SVN (even though some of you don't like it) and especially
>>> having the history. When using a local git repo and then commit one
>>> big chunk of changes, the whole idea of the branch is destroyed.
>> I forgot to mention, committing such big chunks makes it also way
>> more complicate to review the changes which we need to do at some
>> point. And reviewing a super big maybe 100K or more patch is awful.
>> So, small and logical structured commits would help us all most, I
>> think.
>You can also commit each git commit seperately. Actually, that's being 
>done by default (with git svn).

Sure but it didn't happen really so far. But I must admit, I didn't
have the time to read each commit carefully enough.

Just take the message of my both previous posts as a general advice for
the future :).


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