[thelist] Source Control

Christopher Marsh Christopher.Marsh at akqa.com
Wed Jan 13 04:41:00 CST 2010


> I'm an SVN admin noob so maybe some one can chime in here but isn't
> this
> scenario what branching is for? The remote server would be on trunk
> while
> the developers and the dev server would be on a dev branch. Then when a
> particular rev of the dev branch passes qa, it can be merged with trunk
> (or
> whatever branch is driving the Remote Server).

In principle, yes. However, in this specific scenario the remote respository is the other side of the world, and latency makes it impractical for developers to update from and commit to the development branch on a day to day basis.


Chris Marsh

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