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Re: M7: Branches and Tags

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2001-11-14 18:56:07 CET

cmpilato@collab.net wrote:

>Mo DeJong <supermo@bayarea.net> writes:
>
>>I am just not sure this special kind of update deserves its own subcommand.
>>I am not sure I like it, but what about something like this:
>>
>>svn update --url=http://foo.bar/project/branch
>>
>
>We did talk about update becoming sort of an supercommand. Given the
>usage:
>
> svn update SRC-URL WC-TGT
>
>- If SRC is missing, it's a regular update.
>- If WC-TGT is missing (or doesn't represent an actual working copy
> yet), this is a checkout
>- If both are missing, WC-TGT is an implied '.', so see the above for
> what happens.
>- If neither is missing, this is basically the 'switch' command.
>
>Thoughts?
>

GregS, Ben and I chatted on irc last night about having a "svn fetch"
command that would encapsulate checkout, update and switch (these would
become mere aliases). I think we found (and solved) most of the edge cases.

Greg promised to write up our conclusions and post here. Greg?

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Brane �ibej   <brane_at_xbc.nu>   http://www.xbc.nu/brane/
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