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Re: Adding -c to export?

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2006-01-12 01:10:53 CET

John Peacock wrote:
> Julian Foad wrote:
>
>> How would you propose to determine whether each file needs to be
>> updated, and, if so, which repository revision it currently matches?
>
> Require the use of -rOLD:NEW so that the caller is required to know
> beforehand what was the last rev exported.

Oh, duh! Of course, that's why it's related to the subject of this thread.
Sorry, I should have thought of that. That would be fine.

> Alternatively, do what SVK
> does and add custom tags to the repository describing the last export.

I can't imagine that working well. For one thing, it would have to try to
track uniquely each of the locations to which exports are performed. I'm not
sure if what SVK does with its merge info is at all comparable.

- Julian

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