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Re: svn commit: r33117 - in branches/ignore-mergeinfo/subversion: libsvn_client tests/cmdline

From: Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com>
Date: Wed, 17 Sep 2008 10:31:38 -0400

On Wed, Sep 17, 2008 at 10:21 AM, Julian Foad
<julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com> wrote:
> On Wed, 2008-09-17 at 08:26 -0500, Hyrum K. Wright wrote:
>> Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>> >> On the ignore-mergeinfo branch:
>> >> Teach the client diff APIs to honor the --ignore-mergeinfo flag. This
>> >> does not yet implement this for 'diff --summarize', so we error out
>> >> for that condition.
>> >
>> > Short(er) option for this? Maybe --no-g alias?
>>
>> I'm really ambivalent about this; we can bikeshed about it later,
>
> +1!
>
>> I'd rather
>> just get the feature written so we can decide whether to merge it or not.
>
> Hyrum, I was talking to Paul about changing the mergeinfo handling to
> not add/change mergeinfo on nodes that didn't actually change. He thinks
> it's feasible. If we can do that, there will then be much less need for
> this option. That would be the best thing in the world, I think.
>
> However, even then, it would still be useful, especially on "svn diff"
> where the aim is to review changes or send a patch to someone, and on
> "svn log" of historical data; it's just that "svn status" should be nice
> and clean anyway, so we might want to omit the command-line option from
> "status". Note that "status" is where the biggest concern was over the
> negative consequences of hiding this information - the concern that
> people would look at "status" and then commit only the items shown as
> modified.
>
> This change to mergeinfo isn't certain, but I hope it works.

Hyrum,

FYI: The thread this is being discussed is
http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2008-09/0443.shtml.

Paul

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