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Re: Disabling overwriting of existing files in wc on update

From: Felix Saphir <felix.saphir_at_kantarmedia.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Aug 2012 10:17:05 +0200

Am 30.08.2012 09:16, schrieb Markus Humm:
> now that we start to really use SVN some colleagues demanded
> yesterday that a update should never simply overwrite any already
> existing file in the working copy. In such a case it should (as can
> be configured for file conflicts already) show this as a conflict
> which has to be manually resolved.
> Can this be done and how?
> Note that these colleagues are not only new to VCS systems but
> they're also just starting now with projects where more than one
> person works on the same set of files.

Canonical answer: Tortoise SVN like any other VCS cannot replace human
communication. Make your developers talk to each other. Then you don't
have to invent (quirky) solutions for nonexistent problems. An update is
supposed to change files, conflicts should be avoided.


P.S. Please don't top post and please quote some context when replying.


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