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Re: Prevent auto merging of modified files?

From: Roel Harbers <roel_at_roelharbers.nl>
Date: 2005-02-07 14:44:06 CET

Aniruddha Apte wrote:
> Hello Folks,
> Is there any way I can tell 'svn update' not to automaticlly merge
> files that have changed in the repository? There arent any command
> options, to do this.
> Else wise what would be the correct way to prevent users from
> receiving updates to a file, that if too many may make their changes
> difficult to check. Our users feel that they need a warning before the
> file is auto merged.
> Has anyone faced such an issue? If yes, what did you do about it?

You could run svn status -u before updating, so you see what has changed
on the server

Or, you could use "false" as external diff3 command, so all merges fail.


Roel Harbers

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