On Wed, Dec 18, 2013 at 02:18:10AM -0800, THUFIR HAWAT wrote: > It seems potentially problematic to commit a single source code > file, and not all source code. Potentially, for example in Java, > the project might not even compile.
<tongue-in-cheek>To me it seems equally potentially problematic to commit anything at all. Any commit may leave the project in a state that results in compilation failure, run-time errors, etc.</tongue-in-cheek> > What circumstance(s) would a single necessitate a single file > commit? Single-file commits is an absolute necessity in single-file projects! ;) Kidding aside, if you know your VCS history you might remember systems like RCS and CVS, where /every/ commit was a single-file commit. /M -- Magnus Therning OpenPGP: 0xAB4DFBA4 email: mag...@therning.org jabber: mag...@therning.org twitter: magthe http://therning.org/magnus I invented the term Object-Oriented, and I can tell you I did not have C++ in mind. -- Alan Kay
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