[Twisted-Python] Using Combinator without write SVN privileges? [was: Re: Branch based development]

glyph at divmod.com glyph at divmod.com
Mon Mar 27 10:11:32 EST 2006

On Mon, 27 Mar 2006 12:19:01 +0200, Nicola Larosa <nico at teknico.net> wrote:
>Jean-Paul Calderone:
>>>> Unless anyone can present a compelling case to the contrary, I think
>>>> that as of now we should "officially" switch to the development
>>>> procedures described by
>>>> <http://divmod.org/trac/wiki/BranchBasedDevelopment>.
>Itamar Shtull-Trauring:
>>> We should probably use Combinator, so people have an easy time with
>>> this.
>glyph at divmod.com wrote:
>> True enough.
>I like Combinator, and would like to use it to hack on Twisted, in addition
>to hacking with it. mkbranch seems to need write privileges to the SVN
>repo, though. Is there a way around this, or do I just create a fake local
>branch by copying the trunk in my local copy?

You can create a fake local branch, except it will only work for 'chbranch', not 'unbranch', because SVN's merge functionality needs to talk to the server.

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