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Re: unifying multiple files and their log messages

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-08-29 15:56:57 CEST

Philip Martin <philip@codematters.co.uk> writes:

> > still a merge in my book. And merge should carry the possibility for
> > displaying log messages from the merged source as well - like is
> > planned.
> I agree, this looks like a case of storing merge history. ClearCase
> also stores merge history. It usually happens automatically when you
> merge a file, but there are also commands to manually add and remove
> merge history without merging the file contents. These commands just
> manipulate the meta-data.

cmpilato and I were discussing this yesterday. Assuming that someday
we record merge history by adding information to certain
properties... then someday 'svn log' could also learn to parse those
properties and show log messages for the merged history as well.

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