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Re: Add -c option to merge

From: Bruce DeVisser <bmdmail_at_sympatico.ca>
Date: 2005-10-26 04:13:52 CEST

On Tue, Oct 25, 2005 at 04:54:20PM -0400, David James wrote:
> The "-c" or "--change" option is much more clear. Using the "-c"
> option, you can easily cherrypick changes from trunk to merge to a
> branch. Here's an example use case, from the STATUS file for 1.3.x.
> * r16930, r16975, r16989, r16990.
> Actually fix the cause of perl bindings segfault by allocating for
> ... (yada yada yada)
> To merge these four changes, I can type
> svn merge -c16930 ../trunk .
> svn merge -c16975 ../trunk .
> svn merge -c16989 ../trunk .
> svn merge -c16990 ../trunk .
> In future, I'd like to see the "-c" syntax extended, so that you can
> merge multiple revisions. Then you could just type:
> svn merge -c16930,16975,16989,16990 ../trunk

Will you then start wishing for a simple option to merge them
back out? ;-) While not as common, it should probably still be


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