Re: [PATCH] Split up the reintegrate merge API: first find what to do, then do it
From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Thu, 8 Dec 2011 13:23:28 +0000 (GMT)
Hi Daniel. Thanks for the feedback and encouragement.
Daniel Shahaf wrote:
I want them to be reusable, and I expect that there should be opportunities for re-use sooner or later. For example, the client should be able to use ensure_wc_is_suitable_...() before other kinds of merge, and even in other non-merge contexts. The second stage, find_reintegrate_merge() obviously has a purpose that is specific to a
If the current patch falls short of these ideals I want to improve it.
> Julian Foad wrote:
OK, thanks for that perspective.
> I don't argue with that, but how do 3rd party clients solve this problem
Note that because the 'svn' client tends to only do one simple operation per execution, the issue doesn't arise much. It would be interesting to know whether and how other clients attempt to solve the issue, in a separate thread.
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