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Re: vendor branch questions

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: 2002-07-22 02:03:01 CEST

Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> writes:

> so i've been playing around with recreating cvs's 'vendor branch'
> functionality in svn this weekend, and i've got a few questions.

This will answer at least some of your questions:


> (side question, is that the correct behavior? it sure confused me...)

Yes. It confused me at first too.

> the problem is that it's a pain in the ass to do it. what i'd like
> would be for 'svn import' to be able to import from an unversioned
> directory into my working copy, handling all the 'svn add' and 'svn
> delete' stuff that's needed. or, i'd like 'svn diff' to be able to
> show the diff between two paths that have no common ancestry, so i
> could simply 'svn import' the new release onto my vendor branch and
> have 'merge' and 'diff' work correctly.

I'd prefer either of those, too. The process my document outlines
isn't really difficult. Once you get used to it it's instinctive,
and you just fly right through it.

Eric Gillespie <*> epg@pretzelnet.org

Build a fire for a man, and he'll be warm for a day. Set a man on
fire, and he'll be warm for the rest of his life. -Terry Pratchett

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