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RE: 1.8 Progress

From: Bert Huijben <bert_at_qqmail.nl>
Date: Wed, 2 Jan 2013 20:07:08 +0100

> -----Original Message-----
> From: MARTIN PHILIP [mailto:codematters_at_ntlworld.com] On Behalf Of
> Philip Martin
> Sent: woensdag 2 januari 2013 19:07
> To: Julian Foad
> Cc: C. Michael Pilato; Stefan Sperling; Ben Reser; Subversion Development
> Subject: Re: 1.8 Progress
> Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com> writes:
> > I still think we may get something working by the end of the year. The
> > simple cases will work and should be useful. The more complex cases
> > should also work to some extent, but it's possible that some subsequent
> > tree-conflicts that should be detected while resolving the first
> > tree-conflict may get missed.
> This now works to a certain extent. When an update attempts to apply
> changes to a moved tree it causes a tree-conflict on the move source
> just like 1.7. When resolving the tree-conflict the user can choose to
> apply the changes to the move destination and this now updates the NODES
> rows for the move destination and merges the changes in the working
> files. This may in turn generate tree-conflicts in the move destination
> for nested moves, deletes, obstructions. For nested moves the
> tree-conflict can also be resolved by applying the changes to the move
> destination.
> Things that need more work:
> - tests.
> - handling deleting files/dirs from the working files, at present they
> are left unversioned.
> - handle an update that makes no text/property/tree changes in the
> move source, probably by creating a tree-conflict during the
> post-drive revision bump.

So, create a tree conflict on *every* update?

If there is no change I would just bump the copyfrom revision. Making every
update of a working copy after a move a tree conflict is not what I would
expect as a Subversion user.

I wouldn't call that a releasable state for 1.8.

> - switch can cause the tree-conflicts on the move source, at present
> the new code hard-codes 'update'.
> - more tests (again).

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