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Re: 'svn revert' vs. 'svn resolve'

From: Michael Andersen Nex° <nexo_at_post.cybercity.dk>
Date: 2003-06-10 23:19:42 CEST

Julian Foad writes:
> $ svn settle foo.c
> doesn't make much sense grammatically, because (and the same arguments
> apply to "resolve")
> (a) you can settle a conflict, but you don't "settle" a file.
> (b) you are not telling Subversion to settle the conflict, you are
> Subversion that you have settled the conflict.

Very good points, Julian. I actually remember being a little confused about
the fact that 'svn resolve' didn't actually resolve anything when I first
the Subversion Guide.

So, I'd like to change my wish-list to:

1) svn resolved foo.c
2) svn settled foo.c
3) svn resolve foo.c
4) svn settle foo.c

(My previous e-mail was not to say that I think I'm all for renaming
command, only that I find 'settle' to be a *much* better alternative than
'unconflict' et al.)

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