On 21.10.2012 20:49, Ben Reser wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 19, 2012 at 1:00 AM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>> Oh yes. Eventually I'd like to see something like this:
>> * The functionality of repo-relative externals replaced with some
>> flavour of in-repo links, so that the client doesn't even have to
>> know about them.
>> o ... though quite likely the client will have to have /some/ way
>> to know about the fact that it can see the same file twice under
>> different paths in the WC
>> * Most of the current uses of externals to other repositories replaced
>> by better handling of remote branches (including support for remote
>> merges) -- Julian and I have talked on and off about how to
>> implement this.
> Indeed remote merges would be helpful to a lot of workflows. Our
> support for vendor branches could essentially be fixed by this and
> Subversion front ends to other version control systems have become so
> prevalent that people could even merge from other version control
That's one of the use cases we talked about, yes. Given how
heterogeneous the VCS world has become, more and more people will want a
feature like that.
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