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Re: [proposal] API to obtain hereditary mergeinfo

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-07-10 17:13:50 CEST

On 7/10/06, Madan U Sreenivasan <madan@collab.net> wrote:
> Hi,
> Given,
> svn merge source -r r1:r2
> Currently, the mergeinfo merges from the source happen at only one
> level (i.e., from only the source directory/file). However, because we use
> the concept of eliding (store mergeinfo at the first most common point),
> there might be mergeinfo in the parent or grandparent which affects the
> current source file/directory.
> So, we need an API (or should it be a static function)
> svn_merge_hereditary_merge_info(), that takes recursively merges the
> mergeinfo from all its anscestors.
> I thought I could get your opinion before I go ahead and implement the
> same.

It does seem like we will need such an API, although I would run
things by one of the Dans to see if they had plans as to how it would
be implemented.


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