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Re: It's time to fix Subversion Merge

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Tue, 12 Jul 2011 19:34:45 +0300

Andy Singleton wrote on Tue, Jul 12, 2011 at 12:16:26 -0400:
> I am only asking you to give up ONE THING: subtree merginfo. To
> succeed, we have to get rid of both parts of it. We have to get rid
> of the subtree info, and we have to get rid of the fussy little
> merginfo format.

Why is the /format/ relevant?

Why can't you --- as Paul already said --- just enforce a policy "Don't
do subtree merges"?

> If newmerge is successful and we want people to
> move to it, we can force the conversion by asking "svn" to read the
> old merginfo and write some information into the new format.

And rewriting of the mergeinfo throughout the repository's history?
Received on 2011-07-12 18:41:18 CEST

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