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Re: Proposal: --no-props switch for 'log', 'st' and 'diff'

From: Peter Wemm <peter_at_wemm.org>
Date: Tue, 2 Sep 2008 13:49:00 -0700

On Tue, Sep 2, 2008 at 11:26 AM, Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_red-bean.com> wrote:
> Branko Čibej <brane_at_xbc.nu> writes:
>> Indeed. If the default for log and blame is without -g then it stands
>> to reason that stat and diff should have the same default, doesn't
>> it. Most users should be aggressively indifferent to svn:mergeinfo
>> changes. The fact that svn:mergeinfo is built on the generic property
>> infrastructure doesn't mean that it's a generic property (svn pd
>> svn:mergeinfo should IMHO require a --force, for example), or that we
>> should show changes there by default.
>
> What he said. Users are already forced to be too aware of the
> implementation method we chose for recording merge information.
>
> -Karl

For what its worth, have a look at 'svn log
svn://svn.freebsd.org/base/stable/7/sys/nlm'. It was utterly drowned
by unrelated mergeinfo commits. Roughly 10 of the 200+ commits are
actual changes.

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Peter Wemm - peter_at_wemm.org; peter_at_FreeBSD.org; peter_at_yahoo-inc.com; KI6FJV
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themselves upon execution." -- Robert Sewell
Received on 2008-09-02 22:49:12 CEST

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