Re: Git vs SVN (was: Can we improve things?)

On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 12:57:26PM +0300, Kalle Vahlman wrote:
> 2007/9/8, Olav Vitters <olav bkor dhs org>:
> > On Sat, Sep 08, 2007 at 02:03:20AM +0300, Zeeshan Ali wrote:
> > >    I searched the archive and topics of the mails i found, didn't seem
> > > relevant so it would be nice if you either provide me a link to the
> > > thread or summarize the conclusion. We are using SVN so ChangeLog
> > > requirement obviously makes sense but I can't imagine it making any
> > > sense at all in D-SCMs especially git since i can always get the
> > > changelog using `git log`.
> >
> > You can always use 'svn log' as well. The main point is that 'oops, made
> > a typo' will appear in 'svn log', not in ChangeLog.
> Yes, I guess Zeeshan was pointing out that with Git you can clean the
> typo up *without* having the "oops, typo" as a separate commit, thus
> making it possible to for example autogenerate the Changelog from git
> log and not having to clean hundreds of irrelevant messages from it.

How? Can you remove a commit from a central repos?

You can actually edit commit message in SVN as well, but I don't like
that (touching history).. it is not enabled on Don't
remember if you can remove the commit (think not).

Maybe we should just have something like "SILENT: "

> (not that this either would solve the original issue)


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