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Re: [PATCH] new feature: takeover

From: Michael W Thelen <mike_at_pietdepsi.com>
Date: 2005-08-17 01:10:46 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>> Are you against the feature altogether, or just the idea of a new
>> subcommand? I believe all of the discussion on this feature has
>> gravitated towards it being a new option on the checkout command instead
>> of a command in its own right.
> My feelings are
> 1. this is a good idea, a useful new feature. very much in demand.
> 2. it should be a switch, not a subcommand.
> 3. it should not reimplement rsync, it should just re-download the
> *whole* file in those cases where the local checksum doesn't match the
> server's checksum.

The discussion of this feature has died down again, and it seems that
the response has been generally positive. Should this be filed as an
issue in the tracker, with a link to Jonathan Gilbert's original patch
and a link to the "Addition of rsync algorithm" discussion as well?

Michael W Thelen
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