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Re: Subtree mergeinfo -- what I learnt at the Hackathon

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2012 13:20:10 +0100

On 11.07.2012 12:44, Julian Foad wrote:
> Branko Čibej wrote:
>> Am I correct in assuming that most of this discussion is a consequence
>> of the current implementation of mergeinfo inheritance? I.e., that there
>> are a certain number of hoops one needs to jump through in order to
>> determine which, if any, mergeinfo applies to a particular file (or
>> subtree)?
> No; the inheritance algorithm is simple enough.
> This discussion is about how to compare what "works" now (in 1.7) versus what "works the same" or "works better" or "works worse" in a proposed "symmetric" implementation. It's a matter of devising a way to enumerate all the possible the cases systematically, so that we have a way to answer the question "do all the cases that work in 1.7 still work in the proposed implementation?"

Thanks; and sorry for the misunderstanding. I plead airport lounge at 5
a.m. after 3 hours' sleep.

-- Brane

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