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Re: Consistency between 'update' and 'switch' APIs

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: Fri, 15 Mar 2013 17:58:34 +0000 (GMT)

Philip Martin wrote:
> Michael Pilato" <cmpilato_at_collab.net> writes:

>
>> [Deferring further comment until we unearth the reasoning behind switch
>> supporting --ignore-ancestry at all.]
>
> You added it in r1087015 as a backwards compatiblity switch when fixing
> issue http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3848.

IMO what we need to get to the bottom of, is not the command-line switch '--ignore-ancestry', but rather the reason why the switch command ever requests ignore-ancestry behaviour of the repository-side diff that it performs.

- Julian
Received on 2013-03-15 18:59:07 CET

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