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Re: Problems merging renamed file with contents changes

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-09-12 21:28:25 CEST

Branko Čibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:
> For the update case, it'll still be two operations (on the WC side, of
> course),

Agree, yes.

> >/me wonders a) why we don't, and b) why we shouldn't. :-)
> >
> Very simple, really: unlike copy, rename implies an immediate change
> (and commit) when acting on an URL source, not just target. Allowing
> URL<->WC renames would explicitly break atomicity. So it's only right
> not to allow that.

Ah, should have thought of that, thanks.

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