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Are accepting CS via Task different from accepting via changing Flow target?


Karthik Krishnan (859498144) | asked Jun 08 '16, 7:26 a.m.
edited Jun 08 '16, 10:50 a.m. by David Lafreniere (4.6k7)
What are the differences when accepting a change set from a Task in comparison with accepting the change set by changing a flow target ?

What if the source is of same base and what hapens if it isn't?

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Ralph Schoon (58.7k23642) | answered Jun 08 '16, 8:44 a.m.
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edited Jun 08 '16, 10:51 a.m. by David Lafreniere (4.6k7)
The only difference I am aware of is, that the change set on the work item does not show change sets it depends on. Accepting the change set could create a gap. Gap handling used to be problematic, but the last releases improved the situation. See this Improved Gap Handling for SCM. Obviously you could accept less content if you accept a change set (and the gaps) compared with using flow targets. However, I think both can be valid approaches.
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Karthik Krishnan commented Jun 08 '16, 10:40 a.m.

Thanks Ralph for your answer

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