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Re: Subversion 1.10 RC1?

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_apache.org>
Date: Thu, 23 Nov 2017 22:04:46 +0100

On Thu, Nov 23, 2017 at 03:53:02PM -0500, Paul Hammant wrote:
> >
> >
> > > Is that a regression versus v1.9 and before?
> >
> > Far from it.
> > This discussion is about the new conflict resovler added in 1.10.
> >
> > We can and always could perform such merges by manually specifying
> > the paths, i.e. running a merge from ^/trunk/B to branch/A.
> >
> > The goal of the resolver is to make it easier to perform such merges
> > in the straightforward 'svn merge ^/trunk' style.
> >
>
> OK, so at the risk of representing *the department of unsolicited advice*,
> I don't know why you would not ship with as 'off' but able to be toggled
> 'on' client-side with a new option
> --with-experimental-1-10-conflict-enhancement-technology
> (or a better name). The 0.1% of users that want to play with it before it
> is ready can do.
>
> - Paul

Why? There's a lot of benefits in this feature. It has been worked on
sicnce May 2015 and is already pretty useful. There's a high-level
description in the 1.10 release notes, have you seen that?
http://subversion.apache.org/docs/release-notes/1.10.html#conflict-resolver

You're a bringing your concerns up a little late :)
But I'm not even sure why you would have any concerns about this.
Received on 2017-11-23 22:05:21 CET

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