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Re: peg-rev and checkout

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-05-08 16:25:19 CEST

Giovanni Bajo wrote:
> Will there be a tool to convert an old repository with "fake renames" into
> "real renames" (possibly - but not necessarily - withouth having to go through
> a full dump/load cycle)? If this tool is not planned / will not exist, the
> forward-trace heuristic you speak of (guessing fake renames as real renames)
> might be worth it.

Such a transformation will almost certainly require a dump/load cycle. It's
not as if we're just changing some "action" variable from "copy+delete" to
"move". True renames are handled quite differently -- at deep, fundamental
levels -- than copy and delete.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net>
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Received on Mon May 8 16:26:00 2006

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