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Re: 'svn merge -rX' UI annoyance.

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-08-04 18:55:20 CEST

"C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato@collab.net> writes:
> > -r PRIOR:N would work, or we could opt for something more magic, like
> > -r :N or -c N or some such. Nothing really jumps out at me as superior.
> Check my patch -- it adds underlying support for exactly such a
> keyword. All that it lacks is the parsing of some text (like "PRIOR")
> into the new svn_opt_revision_range_prev "kind" I created.

I really like the empty string solution ("-r:N") Greg proposed. It's
essentially just as easy to type, but doesn't overload the current
meaning of -rX, and thus could DTRT for diff as well as merge.

Could we just support that, and leave -rX alone?

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