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Re: Is this a bug?

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-07-23 21:59:42 CEST

mark benedetto king <bking@inquira.com> writes:
> > 1) bomb out early
> >
> > or
> >
> > 2) do exactly what svn export does
> >
> > Rationale for 2) is this: svn cp should get the contents of the files
> > from URL, but transfer version control to that of the destination,
> > right? So in the case where the destination is not version
> > controlled, you should just get the files without version control.
> There's another option, which is to skip the "add" phase, and let
> "svn cp" *replace* "svn co". Aren't mostly orthogonal file-system
> analog operations nice?
> I suggested this a few days ago, but my suggestion was met with
> no reponse.

We may eventually want to do that, yeah. For now, that's too big a
change, both interface-wise and code-wise, so IMHO solution (1) is the
way to go.

I do think we should flesh the proposal out a bit (on this list) more
before filing it as an Enhancement issue.


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