svn commit: samba r14114 - in trunk/source: auth smbd

James Peach jpeach at
Fri Mar 10 20:46:52 GMT 2006

On Fri, 2006-03-10 at 08:59 -0600, Gerald (Jerry) Carter wrote:
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> James Peach wrote:
> ....
> >> But always within seconds of each other when it's to go in both, so
> >> you never have to wait long...
> > 
> > Anyone prepared to give some guidance as to which is 
> > preferred and why?
> It's preference more than anything else.  Jeremy likes to view
> trunk and SAMBA_3_0 as separate branches.  I prefer to check
> in identical patches as one commit.
> > I've been making separate commits to separate branches 
> > because I'm used to a SCM that lets you compare which commits
> > were made in which branches. AFAICT svn can't do that though ...
> You mean a viewing a single patch and figuring out which branches
> it was applied to ?

Exactly. In this case the revision number generated by the changeset is
per-branch and the SCM tracks the history of which branches the
changeset is present in.

>   That's one reason why I like to commit to
> multiple branches at once.  A patch is contained in a single
> revision number which I can verify against different branches.
> But it only works as long as you follow the convention.

That's a good enough reason for me to change :)

James Peach | jpeach at

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