[SciPy-dev] The future of SciPy and its development infrastructure

David Cournapeau cournape@gmail....
Mon Feb 23 12:10:42 CST 2009


On Tue, Feb 24, 2009 at 2:24 AM, Jonathan Guyer <guyer@nist.gov> wrote:
>
> On Feb 23, 2009, at 11:44 AM, David Cournapeau wrote:
>
>> 50 % of the time I create a
>> branch for numpy, I screw up because I need like 10 commands, which
>> fail
>> half of the time for stupid errors or time out.
>
> I have no opinion on a switch of SciPy to git or anything else, and
> I'm generally interested in the prospects for distributed version
> control, but I really have to ask, what 10 commands could you possibly
> need to execute to create a branch in svn?

svn cp trunk -> branch
svnmerge switch branch
svnmerge init trunk
svn ci -F svnmerge-commit.txt
svn switch trunk
svnmerge init branch
svn ci -F svnmerge-commit.txt

Ok, that's 7 :)

cheers,

David


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