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Re: Add -c option to merge

From: Daniel Berlin <dberlin_at_dberlin.org>
Date: 2005-10-31 03:55:36 CET

On Sun, 2005-10-30 at 21:26 -0500, John Belmonte wrote:
> Daniel Berlin wrote:
> > This adds an option "-c" (long form --change) that is shorthand for
> > "<rev -1>:<rev>", to merge.
> >
> > The only thing i'm a little iffy on is whether we should add more state
> > just so we can tell the user they specified both "-r" and "-c", instead
> > of just saying we found multiple revision arguments (which could pop up
> > from multiple -c's, multiple -r's, or mixing -c and -r)
> >
> > The -c option was discussed a while ago, and nobody seemed to object to
> > it. They only objected to allowing the same formats that svk allows,
> > instead of just the single revision form.
> >
> > I'll wait a few days for objections or ideas or whatever before
> > committing.
> Please consider using your shell to resolve issues like this instead of
> adding new options to the svn client.

Just because something can be scripted, doesn't mean we should.

This is something even subversion developers have not only wanted, but
have screwed up the syntax of in the past.


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