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Re: [proposal] API to obtain hereditary mergeinfo

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-07-11 20:33:02 CEST

On Mon, 10 Jul 2006, Garrett Rooney wrote:

> On 7/10/06, Madan U Sreenivasan <madan@collab.net> wrote:
...
> > Currently, the mergeinfo merges from the source happen at only one
> >level (i.e., from only the source directory/file). However, because we use
> >the concept of eliding (store mergeinfo at the first most common point),
> >there might be mergeinfo in the parent or grandparent which affects the
> >current source file/directory.
> >
> > So, we need an API (or should it be a static function)
> >svn_merge_hereditary_merge_info(), that takes recursively merges the
> >mergeinfo from all its anscestors.
> >
> > I thought I could get your opinion before I go ahead and implement the
> >same.
>
> It does seem like we will need such an API, although I would run
> things by one of the Dans to see if they had plans as to how it would
> be implemented.

How do you see this API differing from svn_ra_get_merge_info() (see
its INCLUDE_PARENTS argument)?

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