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Re: Medium-term roadmap: 1.3, 1.4, 1.5.

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-04-23 05:26:55 CEST

On Fri, 2005-04-22 at 23:23, Philip Martin wrote:
> So you don't want atomic rename per se, you really want local mods to
> move within the working copy. Atomic rename is probably one way to
> achieve that, but I don't think it's the only way, I think the
> copyfrom information recieved during an update could be used to copy
> local mods within the working copy. In cases where the tree change
> really is a copy, rather than a move, the copyfrom solution might be
> superior.

On the contrary, the copyfrom solution seems like a botch unless all
copies are really renames. Just because b is a copy of a doesn't mean
that b should receive copies of modifications to a.

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