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Re: Problems merging renamed file with contents changes

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2002-09-11 00:48:38 CEST

On Tue, Sep 10, 2002 at 05:18:51PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> "Jon Watte" <hplus@mindcontrol.org> writes:
>
> > I went through the various hacking/readmes and the issue tracker,
> > and couldn't find any issue documenting a feature request that
> > renames be handled as a primitive operation (instead of being
> > simulated with two operations). Is this already on the plate, or
> > should I file an issue about it? The description in "goals" seems
> > to imply that this is the implementation necessary in the end, but
> > I'm confused about not seeing it mentioned anywhere else.
>
> Actually, we don't want 'mv' as a primitive operation; that would
> imply that we don't care one whit about what's being moved.

Eh? I don't get that statement at all. Could you rephrase/explain?

thx,
-g

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Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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