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SV: Force option for merges (was: Re: Suggestion for "select all" functionality in Commit dialog)

From: Hans-Emil Skogh <Hans-Emil.Skogh_at_tritech.se>
Date: Mon, 8 Jun 2009 09:35:28 +0200

>> Maybe we should add a balloon tip hinting what it does?
> The force option (always used before I added that option) for merges
> doesn't really force the merge - the merge is done even if the force
> option is not set. What it does is that it doesn't create a conflict
> in situations where the merge would remove a file (it was removed in
> the revision range you merge), but there's a local file present which
> is either unversioned or has local modifications. In such a situation,
> the force flag will make the merge simply remove the file.
> What would you suggest the tooltip should say? It should be shorter
> than my explanation above :)

How about "Silently delete locally modified files if deleted in repository"?
If that really is what the option does, I'm not quite so sure about it being a good idea to add it..?


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