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Re: distributed version control systems

On Wed, May 17, 2006 at 10:20:12PM +0200, Sven Luther wrote:
> Imagine i upload a new nobootloader version, with some changes in it. I either
> upload it directly, without revision system, or with my own shadow copy of the
> d-i svn like above.
> Now, someone else needs to modify nobootloader. He is not aware of my changes,
> commits to the d-i svn, and uploads the package. My changes are lost.
> Next time i upload my changes, i may well not notice that there was another
> upload, and the other changes are lost. (Well, probably not, because i will
> have some svk based tool to merge those changes into my tree).
> So, we end up in a mess, because there is no more only a single authoritative
> (or even juste a single) copy of the repository for the package.
> This is the reason why i am arguing against the current proposal which doesn't
> restore my svn d-i access, and why i have not even tried to do any d-i work
> since then.

And there is the possiblity to send `svn diff` output to this list.

Geert Stappers
In an attempt to live with a clean break.

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