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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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