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Re: Problem mergin moves from different repos

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-10-18 19:39:52 CEST

Archie Cobbs <archie@dellroad.org> writes:
> We're talking specifically about using 'svn merge' to merge in
> changes from a different repository, something that's not currently
> supported.
>
> I won't repeat the whole thread (if the web site search function
> wasn't broken I'd give you the link), but it basically boils down
> to this question: when merging in a revision that, in the source
> repository, created a new file "file2" via a copy-with-history of
> revision XXX of "file1", what revision YYY of "file1" in the
> (different) target repository should the new "file2" in the target
> repository be a copy of?

I understand the goal (I've been reading the thread). What I don't
understand is why non-head revisions are special. Any representation
of copy history from a different repository has to include both the
original repository and revision in that repository. No revision in
the target repository would be appropriate.

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