On Wed, Mar 19, 2008 at 02:26:49AM +0000, Julian Foad wrote:
> --- Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> > Have you found someone informed about the details of merging
> > who is willing to help us analyze the issue yet?
> > Would anyone on the list reading this volunteer to do so?
> I've just spent a couple of days with Paul and Mike and although we weren't
> specifically discussing tree conflicts I've gained a much better general
> understanding of how merging works in Subversion. I think I can now see how
> far we have to take this conflict detection, and it's not too far.
OK. I am eagerly waiting for details :)
> > It seems that part of Stephen Butler's rather elaborate plan about
> > use cases 4 and 5 in notes/tree-conflicts/detection.txt has been
> > made obsolete by comments made by Nico, stating that at least use
> > case 4 could be detected in much a simpler way. Can you confirm this?
> Just a brief note on the rest of your questions: I'm not right back into this
> in detail, but yes I think Nico was right on simplifying that case.
Good, I will try to update detection.txt accordingly.
> On the subject of renames, yes I think we can and should proceed with detecting
> conflicts to the same degree (or lack) of sophistication that "svn merge"
> already does (or doesn't) cope. I think this is feasible and useful.
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