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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
history,
which was part of the original mail message that spawned this thread.

Kean

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