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Re: the 'takeover' feature

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-09-03 01:52:26 CEST

On Fri, 2005-09-02 at 19:46 -0400, Greg Hudson wrote:
> I think turning an existing tree into a working copy is a corner case
> and is too specialized to deserve very much code in our tree, if any.
> If we're going to devote any code to it, it should not jump through
> hoops to save network bandwidth, but should just download the text-base
> files and use the existing files as working copy files.

Addendum: I'm not sure why we couldn't just do this by default as well,
whenever checkout or update sees an unversioned file sitting around
where it wants to add a file. Again, no need for another knob.

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