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Re: [merge-tracking] record mergeinfo on wc to wc copy

From: Madan U Sreenivasan <madan_at_collab.net>
Date: 2006-08-02 09:47:58 CEST

On Sat, 29 Jul 2006 03:12:49 +0530, Daniel Rall <dlr@collab.net> wrote:

> On Sat, 29 Jul 2006, Madan S. wrote:
> ...
>> As part of the merge-tracking tasks, we need to implement recording
>> of
>> mergeingo on cp.
> Rather, we need to include "copyfrom" history when getting the merge
> info for a path.
>> This is needed because copy in itself is equivalent of
>> merging 1-REV of the source into the target (where REV is the revision
>> specified in the cp or the current revision of the wc)
> The easiest way to implement this happens to be adding the merge
> history and "revisions in existence" of a copy's source and setting
> that as the "svn:mergeinfo" for its destination path.
> I think 1-REV might not be correct, since very early revs might
> represent an entirely different object which was moved to a subsequent
> path in a later revision. Do we actually need to do some history
> tracing here to find the oldest rev for our copy source?

To do the above, shouldn't we have to go to the repos to obtain the
history information pertaining to the source? Would it be acceptable in a
wc to wc copy?


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