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Re: [PATCH] new feature: takeover

From: Michael W Thelen <mike_at_pietdepsi.com>
Date: 2005-08-31 01:16:14 CEST

Michael W Thelen wrote:
> 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?

Since the concept has gotten a generally positive response, I've gone
ahead and filed an issue for the "takeover" functionality. Better safe
than sorry, I think -- I would hate for it to be lost or forgotten.
It's issue #2392:


Michael W Thelen
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