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Re: Blocking svn:mergeinfo?

From: Tyler Roscoe <tyler_at_cryptio.net>
Date: Mon, 12 Oct 2009 14:53:57 -0700

On Mon, Oct 12, 2009 at 01:56:14PM -0700, Kylo Ginsberg wrote:
> I got a proposal today that we block svn:mergeinfo in a pre-commit
> hook for a sub-tree of a repository (a completely self-contained
> sub-tree, i.e. including trunk and all feature/release branches for a
> particular project).
>
> I said that the downsides would be:
> * 1.5+ clients must specify --ignore-ancestry for all 'svn merge' commands
> * clients must use 1.4-style merges, e.g. fully specify revision
> ranges, don't use --reintegrate
> * clients won't see merge info in log/annotate operations, e.g. with a
> 'svn merge log -g'

Sounds like a bad idea to me. svn 1.5-style merge tracking works very
well. What is the actual problem you (they?) are trying to solve?

tyler

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