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Merge Tracking (was: Regression: Branch from working copy with modified files)

From: Norbert Unterberg <nunterberg_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-03-31 11:45:51 CEST

2007/3/24, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com>:
> Norbert Unterberg wrote:
>
> > PS: I noticed that the nightly is built against SVN 1.5.0 (trunk?), is
> > it still compatible with 1.4 command line client or are there any
> > issues to expect (like when upgrading from 1.3 to 1.4)?
>
> Yes, the 'latest' nightly is built against the SVN trunk. It now
> contains merge tracking and sparse directories (not fully implemented in
> TSVN yet though).

I did not follow the merge tracking development in SVN or TSVN.
What did or will change with the merge tracking implementation in the
SVN 1.5 line? I realize that merge tracking keeps track of merges by
updating a new svn:merge (or similar name) property. But how would
this influence the TSVN GUI or the merging procedure in general?

Would we see an improved merge (or merge dialog), or would this be
just more intelligence in the background?

Can you point me into some direction (old threads on this list, or svn
documents) where I can read more about how merge tracking is supposed
to work in the future, from a user's point of view?

Norbert

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