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

From: David James <james_at_cs.toronto.edu>
Date: 2007-05-29 21:47:38 CEST

On 5/29/07, Daniel Rall <dlr@collab.net> wrote:
> On Thu, 24 May 2007, Karl Fogel wrote:
>
> > "David James" <james@cs.toronto.edu> writes:
> > > I know this is a bikeshed, but, how about "--merge-smart"? This flag
> > > makes the merge command smarter -- it teaches the merge command to
> > > look at your merge history and figure out what revisions to merge.
> > > Without this flag, the merge command acts dumb and doesn't guess.
> > >
> > > This flag name could work for "svn info" and "svn log" as well.
> >
> > Then just "--smart", maybe?
> >
> > http://pink.bikeshed.com/
>
> "smart" doesn't give a nod to the fact that we're adhering to merge
> history.

How about "--track-merge-history" or "--smart-merge-tracking" then?
These names are longer than "--merge-smart" and "--smart" but might
indicate the purpose of the flag a bit better.

Cheers,

David

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