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Re: Overwriting WC files with 'update'

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-11-21 06:31:25 CET

Eric Gillespie <epg@pretzelnet.org> 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.

That's what issue #1554 is about.

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