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Re: correct svn merge

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-04-30 00:19:13 CEST

solo turn <soloturn99@yahoo.com> writes:
> why the "ideal" syntax cannot be something like:
> merge some url to my working copy. svn should know that it was
> branched, and svn should know the revision number where it was
> branched, and svn should know that i want to get all the changes from
> that branch. and maybe svn should also store that i merged the
> changes up to some revision number.

Yes, this is the Big Feature we plan to do post-1.0. It's what we
call "merge tracking". We agree 100% with you that svn should be
tracking the revision numbers for you, and remembering what's already
been merged or not. This will definitely happen someday.

Yes, the usability isn't so great right now. But it's also no worse
than cvs at the moment.

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