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Re: svn diff, svn merge, and vendor branches (long)

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-12-09 19:41:19 CET

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:

> I wonder if the right answer isn't to just punt the (distance == -1)
> check from delta_dirs(). Is there a real penalty for expressing a file
> as a delta against something unrelated?

Well, I was pondering this question too. We use dir_delta all over
the place... svn diff, svn merge, svn up, svn switch. Is there ever a
time where we definitely *should* see a delete+add instead of a patch?
I think cmpilato had an example.

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Received on Mon Dec 9 19:44:02 2002

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