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Is "commit freeze" really required for software development?

During software development (especially done in agile way) there are often time when working software release must be prepared for customer evaluation of internal testing. I found many software release managers use a feature called "commit freeze": no one can … Continue reading

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How to correct comment after commit in Subversion

Correcting comments of existing commits is easy if you have enough privileges on subversion repository: svn propedit -r <revision-number-here> –revprop svn:log "<new log message>" <url> That's all. Pretty simple. http://subversion.tigris.org/faq.html#change-log-msg

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Subversion Best Practices

I've been using many version control systems in software development projects. I'm aware Subversion is not the best version control system out there, but it's most popular (at least among enterprise projects I've been working on). I'm describing here Subversion … Continue reading

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svn: Malformed URL for repository

During a merge from branch on the same repository as current copy: svn merge -r17007:17249 http://hostname/svn/path I got the error: svn: Malformed URL for repository. The fix is to add user name in SVN URL: svn merge -r17007:17249 http://dcieslak@hostname/svn/path Is … Continue reading

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