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Re: svn up --paranoid

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-08-18 17:41:07 CEST

"Wadsworth, Eric (Contractor)" <wadswore@fhu.disa.mil> writes:
> I just tried this, and it doesn't work. The reason is that the diff step
> compares the already-merged version of foo.txt with the version in the
> repository that was changed by someone else. The local working copy,
> pre-merge version, is lost. There is no way to identify which lines were
> modified by someone else after having done "svn up", except by trying to
> remember and looking at the code.

Right -- Mike Pilato just explained this to me, sorry for not seeing
it before. (We still don't think it's relevant in real life, but yes,
there is a theoretical point here :-) ).

The 'svn diff' solution works, but it's inconvenient for her to run
'svn diff' before every update. A wrapper script would solve it.

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