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Re: 2 questions about subversion usage

From: Daniel Patterson <danpat_at_danpat.net>
Date: 2005-03-13 01:32:57 CET

Aaron Hilton wrote:
> That leads me to a little pet peeve here though... Can we not have
> "FORCE" a part of svn commit? ? ? Come on guys! It's really useful to
> just "man handle" the repository sometimes. I find doing a temporary
> move, update, and overwrite to be a really pedagogical way of forcing a
> commit. Of which really sucks for "getting the job done."

   I think what you're talking about is a feature that I've been mulling
   over in my head for a while, trying to work out the best way to
   implement it.

   That is, add a "--replace" flag to "svn import", allowing you to
   blindly import stuff over the top of what already exists in the
   repository, without having to have a working copy. Kind of like
   moving the functionality of "svnloaddirs.pl" right into the svn

   It's relatively straightforward, but a non-trivial amount of work
   to implement (I'm sure someone more familiar with the commit editor
   would be able to whip it up in no time).


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Received on Sun Mar 13 01:38:12 2005

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