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Re: the 'takeover' feature

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-09-02 18:34:51 CEST

On Sep 2, 2005, at 11:25 AM, Marc Sherman wrote:

> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
>> * implements 'svn checkout --takeover' rather than 'svn takeover'
>> --> We have a great resistance to adding new subcommands.
>> The main use-case for this feature is to avoid having to
>> to do a full checkout immediately after an import.
>>
>
> I thought from my read of the threads after this patch that the
> consensus among the developers was that --force was the appropriate
> flag for this feature?

I don't remember the details, just that we wanted it to be a switch
rather than a subcommand. I don't care about the name of the
switch... it's all http://yellow.bikeshed.com/ to me.

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