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Re: A modest proposal: No index or "log -g" in Subversion 1.5

From: Justin Erenkrantz <justin_at_erenkrantz.com>
Date: 2007-11-30 20:33:05 CET

On Nov 29, 2007 7:13 PM, David Glasser <glasser@davidglasser.net> wrote:
> On Nov 29, 2007 7:07 PM, Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@red-bean.com> wrote:
> > I'm going to have a really hard time saying to people, "Oh hey, you
> > can now repeatedly merge trunk to your branch now without tracking
> > revisions manually. But, um, when you merge back, you better get the
> > -rX:Y argument just right." It doesn't feel like very much progress.
> > I define "success" as "the user never needs to type a revnum".
> Is svnmerge.py any better than this here? (I don't know.)
> I also do think that the -rX:Y argument can be automatically
> calculated; it just uses a different mechanism than svn:mergeinfo.

For svnmerge.py, you only need to give it the rev you want to merge -
it computes everything else. -- justin

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