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

Robert Kern robert.kern@gmail....
Mon Feb 23 15:32:17 CST 2009


On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 15:24, Stéfan van der Walt <stefan@sun.ac.za> wrote:
> Hi Robert
>
> 2009/2/23 Robert Kern <robert.kern@gmail.com>:
>> On Mon, Feb 23, 2009 at 15:06, Charles R Harris
>> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I think git-svn takes care of most of the branching problem on a local
>>> basis. Where it fall down, IMHO, is in testing a branch on the builtbots and
>>> sharing a branch among two or three people.
>>
>> Why is that? Push your git branch to github.
>
> What do you say to the merging difficulties that SVN causes?  Git-svn
> doesn't address that, unfortunately.

Scenario? There are several merging difficulties of SVN, and I do
believe that git-svn addresses at least some of them. Precisely what
are you thinking of?

-- 
Robert Kern

"I have come to believe that the whole world is an enigma, a harmless
enigma that is made terrible by our own mad attempt to interpret it as
though it had an underlying truth."
  -- Umberto Eco


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