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Re: Update that pulls a null delta

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Sat, 13 Oct 2012 17:54:07 +0200

On Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 05:02:56PM +0200, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Alan Barrett wrote on Sat, Oct 13, 2012 at 15:16:00 +0200:
> > On Fri, 12 Oct 2012, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> >> If an update pulls in a null delta --- eg, because it updates across two
> >> revisions that revert each other --- then it should behave as though it
> >> pulled nothing at all: output no 'U filename' lines, and print "At
> >> revision %ld".
> >>
> >> Right?
> >
> > As a user, I want to see the 'U filename' report.
> >
>
> Perhaps ' filename' would be more accurate? That way the output is
> still clear that "Nothing happened".

In my opinion a null delta is an edge-case not worth special-casing.
I understand academic interest in the question. But I wouldn't see
much point in changing the UI for this.
Received on 2012-10-13 17:54:50 CEST

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