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

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2012 17:47:23 +0200

On Mon, Jul 16, 2012 at 11:17:58AM -0400, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> On 07/16/2012 09:41 AM, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> > 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.
> Hrm. Here's where I think we see things differently, Stefan. Your
> prescription changes the branching workflow that folks have been using for,
> possibly, a near-decade. I see things more simply: empower and encourage
> users to mark their *trunk* as a branch-root, and now everything follows
> naturally from the existing ('svn cp'-based) workflows. If trunk has the
> svn:branch-root property, every copy thereof will, too.

Ah, yes! You're right, that makes more sense.
Received on 2012-07-16 17:48:07 CEST

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