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Re: svn update/diff handles renames confusingly

From: Ben Reser <ben_at_reser.org>
Date: 2004-02-16 07:33:16 CET

On Sun, Feb 15, 2004 at 11:23:24PM -0500, Greg Hudson wrote:
> I agree that it's a big wart, but I don't think it should delay 1.0. It
> can most likely be fixed in 1.1 (with compatible API extensions at
> most), and frankly, we know that 1.0 isn't going to be perfect for all
> projects. The fix for this problem isn't simple (it ties into "we don't
> have real rename tracking" and "svn_repos_dir_delta is highly
> path-oriented, not node-oriented"), so we'd have to delay 1.0 for months
> to fix it.

Wow, months? I guess we'll have to live with it for a while, I
certainly didn't realize it was going to be that complicated to fix.
But I still think accelerating the rate at which we do minors might be

Ben Reser <ben@reser.org>
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