[Lazarus] SubVersion vs Git

Florian Klaempfl florian at freepascal.org
Thu Nov 6 09:04:31 CET 2008

Graeme Geldenhuys schrieb:
> On 11/5/08, Florian Klaempfl <florian at freepascal.org> wrote:
>>  > Git for our company repositories.  In SubVersion, branching is like an
>>  > afterthought. Manually having to track merges to a branch (though
>>  > apparently there was been some work towards this), etc...
>> This is not true. svnmerge works very well for years for FPC.
> I have never heard of svnmerge. It's not on my Ubuntu system either,
> and I have svn installed - so I gather it's not a standard SubVersion
> tool.  

# svnmerge
The program 'svnmerge' is currently not installed.  You can install it
by typing:
apt-get install subversion-tools
-bash: svnmerge: command not found

> Could you tell me more about this? 

It does merge tracking for you. We use it for years to track merged
changes to the fixes branches.

> Is it something the FPC team
> created for FPC? Where can I get it and can you give a possible usage
> example?


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