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Re: svn_client_move7 and mixed-revisions

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2013 19:31:56 +0000

Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com> writes:

> I don't understand this. You seem to be asking for move tracking to be
> unreliable in order to avoid a message that tells users how to make move
> work. When the user moves things around some of the 'moves' will show
> up as moves and others will not. How is that sensible? How is the user
> supposed to understand what is happening?

Further, one of the ways users get mixed-revision working copies is by
committing. If one then moves such a mixed revision and it degrades to
copy+delete it is not generally possible to commit the 'move' because
some part of the delete will be out-of-date. If we don't make users
update before move they often have to run update before comitting. If
the users have to run update anyway it's far better to get them to do it
before the move so that move tracking works.

Received on 2013-03-12 20:32:41 CET

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