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Re: svn commit, please don't make me tell you the old path for each move

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Sat, 28 Jan 2017 17:21:13 +0000

Stefan Sperling wrote on Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 10:18:05 +0100:
> As far as I recall, the concern here has always been about cases where
> the user is passing specific arguments, e.g. should 'svn up dir', where
> 'dir/child' was moved to 'otherdir/child', update just 'dir' or both 'dir'
> and 'otherdir/child'? SVN asks users to make this decision at the conflict
> prompt.
> I think such questions simply boil down to whether we expect path arguments
> to represent working copy "paths" or working copy "nodes" addressed by path.

This gets a little less obvious when multiple layers are involved, e.g.,
    svn rm kappa
    svn mv iota kappa

Should 'svn commit kappa' commit only the rm, or both the rm and the mv?
Received on 2017-01-28 18:25:11 CET

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