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Re: Merge Management

From: Mike Castle
Subject: Re: Merge Management
Date: Wed, 25 Apr 2001 11:07:04 -0700
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On Wed, Apr 25, 2001 at 10:28:43AM -0700, Zachary M. Smith wrote:
> What I think i'd like to do is try to do the merges myself and delegate
> conflict resolution responsibilities to developers but CVS does not appear to
> have a very clean way of doing this.  Has anybody had any luck with doing 
> things this way?  Any tips or tricks to make it a bit smoother?

Usually what I do is the following:

Try the merge myself.  Do a build and some simple tests.  If all of those
pass, then I do the commit.

If anything fails, I document what I did (the exact cvs commands necessary
to generate the appropriate files, for instance) and pass that back to the
developer via email.  This way I don't for a commit of invalid code into
the system, but the developer can still see things in the same way that I

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