[rspec-users] OT local version control?

Corey Haines coreyhaines at gmail.com
Tue Feb 5 14:16:01 EST 2008


Thanks, Dan, I'll check that out.

-Corey

On Feb 5, 2008 5:19 AM, Dan North <tastapod at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hi Corey.
>
> I recently discovered a rather excellent online book:
> http://hgbook.red-bean.com/
>
> It's about mercurial but it's a) largely scm-agnostic and b) really well
> written, with some useful diagrams about how changesets work in the small
> and collaboration models in the large (i.e. exactly what you were asking
> about).
>
> I also discovered a "deal-breaker" feature of mercurial that I hadn't
> realised before, which is that it tracks changes across copies and renames
> of files. Or rather, what I hadn't realised is that other SCMs don't do
> this. This was what was crippling me with subversion - I had a branch where
> I had done some quite aggressive refactoring (which means files getting
> moved and/or renamed), and subversion wouldn't merge the changes from the
> branch onto trunk.
>
>
> On 05/02/2008, Corey Haines <coreyhaines at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> > Thanks for the response, Luis.
> >
> > I'm going through the user manual, and it looks like I can set up a main
> > branch, make a clone, work on the clone with its own repository/revisions,
> > then merge the changes back to the main branch when I'm ready. I like the
> > idea of being able to work on several things at once. I'll let you guys know
> > how it goes.
> >
> > -Corey
> >
> >
>
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