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Re: Overwriting WC files with 'update'

From: Eric Gillespie <epg_at_pretzelnet.org>
Date: 2005-11-21 06:14:36 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@red-bean.com> writes:

> At the moment, I think the update-editor notices an existing filename
> which conflicts, and bails out early before receiving the svndiff data
> from the server. We'd need to change that behavior, and allow the
> editor to construct the repository file within .svn/tmp/, as it
> usually does. Then, before moving '.svn/tmp/foo' to 'foo', it would
> need to see if the two files have identical content or not.

Also, it should never bail with an error. If it determines that
the new files are not the same, it should simply print a C status
and keep going, like cvs does. Bailing immediately instead of
finishing the update is highly annoying.

Eric Gillespie <*> epg@pretzelnet.org

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