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On Jan 6, 2009, at 10:29 AM, Sylvain Joyeux wrote:

>> I think I'm entitled to an opinion on the subject because I am a
>> committer, and I cited my experiences in forming my opinion.  (It =20
>> turns
>> out that I'm not alone in this opinion.)
>
> Another thing: maintaining the ChangeLog file. This thing looks very
> stupid, and makes merging horrible (you basically always have a =20
> conflict
> on ChangeLog, for obvious reasons). I thought first that it was a
> workaround from the good'ol days of CVS and even started to write a
> script that would generate it. Then I realized that it was not doable
> with SVN since there are no merges. Stupid.

I don't know about you specific problems with that, but SVN 1.5 knows =20=

about
merging. I don't know which version the ruby repos is running, but =20
this is
one of the best reasons for 1.5.

Regards,
Florian
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