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Re: Feature request: easier property conflict resolving

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-10-14 15:36:05 CEST

On 10/14/07, Mark Phippard <markphip@gmail.com> wrote:
> On 10/14/07, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@red-bean.com> wrote:
> > On 10/14/07, Stefan Küng <tortoisesvn@gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > >
> > > Property conflicts are handled by creating .prej files. That's ok.
> > > But unlike resolving text conflicts, a GUI diff tool can't just resolve
> > > the conflict and write the correct file to the original file.
> >
> > Well, actually, with my upcoming change, it can. TSVN will be able to
> > interactively resolve property conflicts the same way it interactively
> > resolves text-conflicts: the conflict_description_t will provide 3
> > files containing the different property values, as well as a 4th file
> > containing an "attempted merge". I assume that will solve your
> > problem?
>
> It does ... sort of. At some point (certainly after 1.5) we really
> need a way to this same sort of thing "after the fact". The
> interactive stuff will be great as long as the user does not postpone
> action. Once the conflict is created we are stuck with the problems
> that Stefan mentions.
>

Sounds like a nice 1.6 enhancement. :-)

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