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Re: merge should copy-with-history

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-08-08 08:17:06 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:

>Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
>>That's on the stack, but it's not easy to do for (non-empty)
>>directories. We want to get the "svn merge" semantics right ASAP; in
>>time for 0.14.1, and fiddle with the WC functions later.
>Just a meta-comment:
>If by "semantics" you mean the notification output that's currently
>hosed, then +1.
>If you mean something deeper about merge, something that's not been
>right for a long time, then there's no need for 0.14.1 to wait on it.

I don't agree. Merge was broken by design, and Philip's patch unbreaks
it somewhat. See my other post.

>Most bugs are in Subversion now were there in our previous tarball,
>there are just fewer of them now. But we don't have to fix
>*everything* before releasing a tarball -- it just has to be an
>improvement over the last one :-).

Not everything. Just this. :-)

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