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Re: Finding nodes with the same name

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-06-28 02:17:48 CEST

Eric Gillespie wrote:

><brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>
>>I like the idea, but I don't understand how you get three different
>>cases. --follow-paths is obvious; so's follow-copies; what would
>>--follow-nodes do that's different from --follow-copies?
>>
>>
>
>If i copy foo to bar and run 'svn log bar', --follow-copies (the
>default) shows me for bar and then goes back to the revision of
>foo it was copied from and shows those too. --follow-nodes will
>not go back to the copy.
>
I see. Then the option names aren't chosen very well. An "svn copy"
doesn't create a new node, it creates a new branch of the same node. It
should be --ignore-copies, then, or --branch-only, or something.
--follow-nodes is misleading.

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Brane Čibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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