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Re: [Axiom-developer] sourceforge/silver

From: Gabriel Dos Reis
Subject: Re: [Axiom-developer] sourceforge/silver
Date: 27 Oct 2006 22:50:37 +0200

root <address@hidden> writes:

| > Diffing patches against Gold seems problematic to me. I
| > would prefer for patches to be against Silver if possible.
| > But this is mostly "cherry picking" anyway, so at least
| > with most SCM tools (maybe darcs is an exception) it is
| > necessary to use a fair amount of manual manipulation of
| > patches anyway. So I don't think exactly what we base a
| > patch on is that important.
| Gold and Silver will only differ by at most 2 months of changes so
| it's not really a big issue. Up until this time all changes had to be
| a diff against Gold because Silver was kept locally on my machine. The
| fact that it is now kept publically should not change the procedure. 
| However, I'm flexible and can handle the diff from either system 
| since I'm going to hand-apply it anyway.

Because branches are goind to be made from silver, I believe most
patches would be made against silver.  

-- Gaby

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