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Re: [RFC] --record-only merges should affect subtrees and elide

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 16 Apr 2008 10:32:29 -0400

Paul Burba wrote:
> Hi All,
> Currently when performing --record-only merges there is no attempt to
> record mergeinfo on the merge target's subtrees which have their own
> explicit mergeinfo. Nor is mergeinfo elision of any type attempted.
> As discussed here http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2008-04/0556.shtml
> this makes "cleaning up" subtree mergeinfo difficult.
> I think --record-only merges should behave the same as 'normal' merges
> when it comes to setting/eliding mergeinfo.
> Does anyone see any problems with allowing --record-only merges to set
> mergeinfo on subtrees and then attempt to elide subtree mergeinfo?

I actually thought this is the way it behaved. Should it not be the case
that --record-only is effectively just --dry-run with live mergeinfo
recording and elision?

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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Received on 2008-04-16 16:32:56 CEST

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