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Re: RFC: Standardizing a 'svn:branch' (boolean) property

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 15:19:33 +0100

Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 02:11:10PM +0200, Bert Huijben wrote:
>> Open questions:
>> * 'svn:branch' or maybe 'svn:root'?
> I'd prefer svn:branch but I don't care strongly.
>> * Which UI do/should we provide in 'svn'
>> svn cp --branch <PATH-OR-URL> URL
>> Performs a copy and makes sure there is a svn:branch property on the target

Did you mean to restrict the destination to URLs? Creating branches in
a working copy should be supported.

>> svn mkdir --branch <PATH-OR-URL>
>> Creates a new branch
> I would favour a new 'svn branch' subcommand which is equivalent
> to 'svn copy' including a prop-add of 'svn:branch' at the copy target.

There needs to be a way to create the initial branch, i.e. mkdir as well
as copy.

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