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Re: How do you manage versions of your own code ?

From: Guillaume Lelarge <guillaume(at)lelarge(dot)info>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Cc: Robins Tharakan <tharakan(at)gmail(dot)com>, pgadmin-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: How do you manage versions of your own code ?
Date: 2008-02-06 08:48:17
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Dave Page wrote:
> On Feb 6, 2008 3:34 AM, Robins Tharakan <tharakan(at)gmail(dot)com> wrote:
>> Hi all,
>>
>> After going a bit of back and forth on different versions that I am working
>> on I think I might as well ask how do you guys work on an open-source
>> development project once you are disconnected ?
>>
>> I mean, if I do a svn co and start working, it wouldnt allow me to check in
>> a version since its not a distributedVCS. If I use bzr-svn, it does
>> checkout, but I still can't check in a half-way state since it tries to dump
>> the patch to the online SVN too which of course fails.
>>
>> Apart from the current issue of me not having submit rights, how did you
>> guys work on this when you don't have submit rights to a non-distributed VCS
>> ?
>>  Did you just keep storing revision patches and patch / revert on the latest
>> checked out revision as and when you needed to switch to an older version of
>> your code ?
>>
>> (Btw, by version here I meant an older half-way-state of my own working
>> code, not the PgAdmin version)
> 
> I just keep multiple copies of the tree around if I'm working on more
> than one large project at a time, and take periodic diff's against SVN
> if I think I need to. I've never really found the need for a
> distributed scm with pgAdmin.
> 

I don't work with so many patches to feel the need of something better 
than subversion. I'm usually working with only one patch.


-- 
Guillaume.
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