[wp-hackers] Switching from SVN
curtis at curtismchale.ca
Thu Dec 9 21:59:21 UTC 2010
You can edit the commits to only include the final one if needed.
On 2010-12-09, at 12:20, Otto <otto at ottodestruct.com> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 9, 2010 at 1:51 PM, Eric Mann <eric at eam.me> wrote:
>> With SVN on a dedicated repository, it's easy to just revert changes and
>> track down your bug.
> I prefer to just write my code correctly the first time, but I get
> what you're saying. ;)
> I guess I tend to see patches as single purpose, small things. Rarely
> do we see patches that add huge new swathes of functionality. And when
> they do, it's generally done in entirely new files, then core is
> modified only to hook it into the proper places and what not. So I'm
> not sure of the value of having a local repo.
> Of course, if I wanted a local repo, then it's just a matter of a
> minutes to install an SVN server and make one.
> The thing that weirds me out is the repo merge process. From what I've
> seen on the topic, that "pull" request, if honored, will not only
> merge the main patch back in, but also all the changes made locally in
> too. That's definitely something we don't want. I don't want to see
> your whole development process for your patch. I just want the final
> patch. Adding all your local changes and such back in is cluttering
> and annoying.
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