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Re: Problem with following renames in 1.1

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-09-04 15:42:39 CEST

On Sat, 2004-09-04 at 08:19, Folker Schamel wrote:
> Hello!
> Merging within one tree ("merge -r X:Y WC-PATH") nicely follows renames in 1.1.
> However, when merging changes from trunk into a branch or vice versa
> ("merge BRANCH-URL -r X:Y TRUNK-WC-PATH"),
> rename tracking seems to fails.
> See the transscript below.
> The new 'peg' syntax "merge BRANCH-URL@REV -r X:Y PATH" seems not to help.
> I suppose this is a more fundamental problem, but neverthanless:
> Are there plans to improve this?

No, because we've made a deliberate UI choice here.

We've decided that

    svn subcommand [-rX[:Y]] wcpath

..will follow renames, whereas

    svn subcommand [-rX[:Y]] URL

..will not follow renames.

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