Diff for /wikisrc/mailing-lists/tech-repository.mdwn between versions 1.9 and 1.12

version 1.9, 2010/11/08 12:21:30 version 1.12, 2010/11/09 04:26:51
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 Thus I've tried to simulate working with "vendor branches".  Thus I've tried to simulate working with "vendor branches".
   
 For now Fossil lacks some essential features and has other severe problems:  For now Fossil lacks some essential features and has other severe problems:
   
 1. No support for vendor branches.  1. No support for vendor branches.
   * Redundant to "There's no support for importing vendor source"?
   * No, it is different. I would import manually, if only some support were there.
 1. It is impossible to merge between trees growing from the very root.  1. It is impossible to merge between trees growing from the very root.
 The initial commit is too special, this prevents using these trees for vendor branches.  The initial commit is too special, this prevents using these trees for vendor branches.
   * Fixed in [4e3cd6ce4e].
   * 2010-11-08, not in pkgsrc.
 1. There's no support for importing vendor source,  1. There's no support for importing vendor source,
 even "addremove" command isn't in trunk at the time of writing.  even "addremove" command isn't in trunk at the time of writing.
   * It has been merged to trunk and is part of the pkgsrc version.
   * No, it isn't part of pkgsrc version at the moment, TIAS.
 1. Merge state sticks. You can't undo it.  1. Merge state sticks. You can't undo it.
   * Not sure what you mean, but "revert" resets the merge state since [d13054ce84].
   * This is quite recent (late October) fix, I didn't check it.
 1. You can't amend your source when you've just merged, you are forced to commit after merge.  1. You can't amend your source when you've just merged, you are forced to commit after merge.
   * To clarify, the merge has to be committed first, no separate commits are possible from the checkout before that.
 1. You can't tune diff command to ignore RCS keywords.  1. You can't tune diff command to ignore RCS keywords.
   * Since RCS keywords are not really a native command, it is no surprise. An external diff program can be used for this purpose though.
 1. You can't diff single file between two given versions.  1. You can't diff single file between two given versions.
   * diff --from version1 --to version2 path/to/file
   * That didn't work, and I'm not sure it works now. It used to ignore path-to-file argument. (It used to bail out when both "--from" and "--to" were used.)
 1. There's no way to change commit messages.  1. There's no way to change commit messages.
   * easily done via ui.
   * How? It should be possible via command line nevertheless.
 1. There's no documented way to select commit messages of current branch, or branch by given commit id.  1. There's no documented way to select commit messages of current branch, or branch by given commit id.
 Or there's a bug preventing it.  Or there's a bug preventing it.
   * fossil info <commitid>
   * This isn't about "info" command, it is about "timeline"
   * BTW, this command doesn't support "-R" flag, perhaps you have to check the source out to use it.
 1. Commands are underdocumented, usage messages don't list many available options.  1. Commands are underdocumented, usage messages don't list many available options.
 This applies to trunk at least, there's a branch that states documentation as its goal.  This applies to trunk at least, there's a branch that states documentation as its goal.
 1. There's no convenient way to look at commit contents: files affected, diff.  1. There's no convenient way to look at commit contents: files affected, diff.
   * fossil ui and use a web browser
   * We don't have web browser in base system, this information should be accessible with command line.
   
 Some of above problems are reported.  Some of above problems are reported.
   

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