[jsword-devel] Re: svn problem

Troy A. Griffitts scribe at crosswire.org
Fri Jul 30 10:29:00 MST 2004

Hey Joe & Team,
    Have you had time to do much browsing around on their mailing and 
net regarding the problem?  Does it seem like a simple mistake that 
could be fixed for them?


Joe Walker wrote:

> Hi,
> In testing the svn plugin I failed to apply a patch created using svn. 
> The process appears fundamentally broken because it treats the 
> "leading path segment" wrongly.
> We have 4 options that I can think of:
> 1. Stay with CVS
> 2. Find a new way of working. I like being able to review changes to 
> the main branch so I'm not keen on throwing the doors open, but we 
> could work with a branch per developer and merge between the branches 
> in much the same way the bitkeeper and the Linux kernel seems to work. 
> This is just an idea though and may not work
> 3. Do our SVN interaction using TortoiseSVN. This may not work of course.
> 4. Do our SVN interaction using command line tools. Which would be a 
> right pain for windows development.
> 2 feels like too big a jump to do without more thought. 3 and 4 are 
> not mutually exclusive, but both would be a pain for windows 
> developers. So I've become very nervous about switching to svn right now.
> Any input?
> Joe.

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