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I'm not sure the polling resources argument is compelling. It's a relatively efficient operation on most version control systems, especially if you're just checking and not actually downloading the changes yet. Although, a push notification is certainly preferable. Usually it's the building resources that are the limiting factor, depending how frequently ...


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There are two things here - the client (in this case Jenkins) and the server (svn or git or something else). As the client, asking every minute can consume a bit of resources - network and disk on the server, not to mention its own internal builds that compete with local resources for checking if anything has been updated. At the server side, having a half ...


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Wikipedia describes a software bug as "A software bug is an error, flaw, failure, or fault in a computer program or system that causes it to produce an incorrect or unexpected result, or to behave in unintended ways." As an undesired look can be classified as an incorrect result or unintended behaviour of the UI, a change to correct that look would ...


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With git you can use git submodule. ProductA can have specific commit_ids (which can be a branch) of some submodules (for example ComponentA, ComponentB, SharedComponentC). To add a component to ProductA, from the ProductA directory on your development machine do: C:\projects\ProductA.git\> git submodule add --branch master --name ComponentA ...


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It is mainly for practical reasons that copyright protection is applied on the level of files and not on change-sets. First of all, most of the copyright law and the ideas encased in it stem from an era far before electronic copies existed. In those days there was no effective mechanism to make changes to a copyrighted work and only distribute those ...



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