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Re: Upgrading partially relocated working copies

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Wed, 03 Nov 2010 14:27:29 -0400

On 10/19/2010 10:59 AM, Philip Martin wrote:
> In 1.7 we insist that "switch --relocate" only acts on a whole working
> copy. In 1.6 we allow parts of the working copy to be relocated.
> What should 1.7 do when upgrading a partially switched working copy?
> At present it ignores partial relocation and upgrades the whole
> working copy based on the repository root used in the working copy
> root. Should it detect the partial relocation and throw an error?

Is it possible to do the upgrade while preserving the mixed-location-ness?
We decided to prevent folks from creating new mixed-location-ness[1] in 1.7,
but I can't recall now if that was because our schema and logic flow
demanded WC-wide uniformity, or if we just wanted to tighten up some
looseness that didn't seem to make practical sense.

[1] "That's not a real word!" "It is now -- I've used it *twice*!"

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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