On Sun, 1 Nov 2009, Ed Schouten wrote:
> * Robert Watson <rwatson@FreeBSD.org> wrote:
>> Is there some relationship between the various changesets merged together
>> here? One nice thing about grouping merged changesets in some way is that
>> it makes backing them out more sensible if there's a problem (since you
>> just revert the whole changeset, etc).
> Well, it initially happened like this, because I wanted to merge back
> multiple changes back to releng/8 with re@'s approval. re@ required diff
> files to include commit messages and proper mergeinfo.
> Because I can't think of a way to prepare a larger set of patches that
> include proper mergeinfo without constantly reverting back and forth or
> keeping track of multiple 1.2 GB checkouts, I eventually just decided to
> create a bigger patch, so it was more an exception than a routine.
> Reverting patches shouldn't be a problem, because I could always just svn
> merge -c -123456 to revert individual commits.
I had more in mind that instructions to locally roll back particular
changesets to users will have weird side effects that they didn't have before.