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Re: spurious mergeinfo property created on copy?

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2007-10-09 18:12:34 CEST

On Tue, Oct 09, 2007 at 09:44:38AM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> I asked about this behavior in IRC, and no-one's quite sure if this is
> a bug or not:
>
> $ svn cp README README2
> A README2
>
> $ svn pl -v README2
> Properties on 'README2':
> svn:keywords : LastChangedDate
> svn:mergeinfo :
> svn:eol-style : native
>
>
> Notice that the copy created an (empty) svn:mergeinfo property. Is
> this expected?
>

Even if this does turn out expected, it seems like a bad idea. There's
no reason we should be creating empty-valued properties willy-nilly like
this.

Regards,
Malcolm

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