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Re: [r25803] Interactively dealing with obstructed-addition conflicts

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2007-07-20 20:01:19 CEST

On 7/20/07, Daniel Rall <dlr@collab.net> wrote:
> I'm really hesitant to flat-out destroy the modified content in the
> user's WC (choose_repos option), even upon their request. I can see
> why an experienced user might want this behavior, but it's a definite
> gotcha for the newbie who selects the wrong option without a full
> understanding of the repercussions. Moving it aside into an
> unversioned foo.discarded file seems like a safe -- if potentially
> annoying -- behavior (possibly overridable in ~/.subversion/config?).

Agreed. I believe it is currently the case that svn will never
destroy unversioned data unless in the context of a command being run
with '--force'. Perhaps we need an interactive-resolver equivalent of
'--force' (if nothing else, an extra 'y/n' prompt).

--dave

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David Glasser | glasser_at_mit.edu | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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