Posts Tagged: Subversion

A spoonful of Git helps the Subversion go down

Here’s how I use Git to work on projects that use Subversion for version control. The basic idea is to use the Git master branch to track the Subversion trunk. All my coding happens on Git branches. That way I can use Git to easily work on multiple different features or bugfixes at once, with all the usual git benefits of disconnected operation, speed and flexibility. Then I commit to SVN when my work is ready. Continue reading “A spoonful of Git helps the Subversion go down” →

Subversion does not play tag

Subversion is a fine version control system, but unlike most others it does not allow tagging of files and directories. Its so-called “tag” functionality is really just a kludge, but if you understand its limitations it can still be useful. Continue reading “Subversion does not play tag” →