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

From: Kean Johnston <jkj_at_sco.com>
Date: 2002-12-11 15:46:24 CET

> That would make 'svn diff' totally different from 'svn merge', I would
> object strongly.
Why? One is a developer-centric comparison aid. The other is a
repository-mainter-centric filesystem aid. Of course they are
different. I think it is more of an error to think of them as the
same. Similar, granted, but most certainly not the same.

> I guess the question I really have is: why you don't just ensure that
> your files have the proper revision history? If they did, Subversion
> would do what you want.
Because svn import was not helping him in any way to HAVE propper
which was part of the original mail message that spawned this thread.


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