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Re: SVN 1.5 Status Update

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-09-10 17:06:16 CEST

On 9/10/07, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@red-bean.com> wrote:
> On 9/9/07, Mark Phippard <markphip@gmail.com> wrote:
> > Kamesh is still working on the new merge algorithm (2821) proposed by
> > Peter Lundblad earlier this year.
> Wow, Kamesh is a super-hero! :-)
> > Ben merged his copy-on-update branch to trunk. I am still trying to
> > sort out what that means exactly.
> It means that svn 1.5 clients can now request that copyfrom-args be
> sent during updates, and 1.5 servers can oblige the request. What I'm
> now working on is making libsvn_wc actually *use* this new update
> information intelligently. At the moment, the update-editor just
> stupidly does an RA side-fetch of the copyfrom-path. Instead, the
> client code needs to try and locate the (possibly edited) file already
> in the wc. Stay tuned.
> > Dan reported an issue on IRC that it looks like he did not enter. He
> > could not commit a changelist because a file not in the changelist had
> > conflicts.
> Doh, that sounds like a stupid bug just begging for a test-case!
> >
> > One we might need to push to a new release if no one steps forward:
> >
> > 2238: svn propset/del/edit does not support URL argument
> >
> Argh, are we *still* debating this issue? We already added 'svn
> propedit URL' support. I suppose I can understand adding 'svn propdel
> URL' support (since we already support 'svn rm URL')... but I'm really
> against 'svn propset URL', and the issue claims there's still no
> consensus on that. I guess we should at least update the issue's
> summary.

I agree, I'd suggest we update the summary, close the issue and either
open a new one for propdel or wait for someone else to push for it.

Mark Phippard
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Received on Mon Sep 10 17:02:55 2007

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