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Re: [PATCH] no mergeinfo on 'mergeinfo NON-affecting' wc-to-wc copy

From: Fyodor Sheremetyev <fyodor_at_visualsvn.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 19:11:35 +0400

On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 6:35 PM, Vlad Georgescu <vgeorgescu_at_gmail.com> wrote:
> On Wed, Sep 10, 2008 at 5:27 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
>> Vlad Georgescu wrote:
>>> 2. Figure out which path the destination inherits mergeinfo from, if any.
>>
>> ...making sure to honor the wc-to-wc copy's promise not to talk to the
>> repository. If, in this scenario, you don't find any inheritable
>> mergeinfo in a working copy parent, you must not assume that *no*
>> parent has mergeinfo (since maybe you only checked out /trunk/project
>> but it's /trunk that carries the mergeinfo). Unless you can otherwise
>> determine that's safe not to do so in this case, you must continue to
>> set the empty mergeinfo property on the copy destination.
>
> We don't need to know exactly which path the destination or the source
> inherit from. If neither inherits from a path in the WC, it means that
> either:
> a) there's really no inheritable mergeinfo at all, so we shouldn't set
> empty mergeinfo
> b) there's mergeinfo in a path above the wc root, but in this case
> both the source and the destination inherit it, so there's no need to
> set empty mergeinfo.

c) source and destination are from different working copies.

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