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Re: svn commit: r25113 - in trunk/subversion: svn tests/cmdline

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-05-25 00:59:44 CEST

On Thu, 24 May 2007, David Glasser wrote:

> On 5/22/07, dlr@tigris.org <dlr@tigris.org> wrote:
> >Log:
> >Exchange the more specific --suggested-source option introduced in
> >r25112 for the --merge-sensitive/-g option (cherry picked out of the
> >merge-sensitive-log branch), as requested by epg on IRC.
>
> I think using --merge-sensitive here is pretty confusing. Unless I'm
> mistaken, you're suggesting:
>
> $ svn merge --merge-sensitive
>
> as a command people would be typing? I know getting the short option
> (-g) is nice, but if I saw --merge-sensitive as an option in "svn help
> merge" my first thought would be "as opposed to what?
> merge-insensitive merges?"

The --merge-sensitive option really represents "merge info sensitive".
So, the answer to your question would be "yes, as opposed to merge
info-insensitive merges."

--mergeinfo-sensitive is even more of a mouthful than
--merge-sensitive. Have a better naming suggestion?

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