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Re: svn merge on branches containing moved files/directories

From: Scott Palmer <scott.palmer_at_2connected.org>
Date: 2005-03-16 15:37:00 CET

On Mar 16, 2005, at 9:14 AM, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:

> When merging in the other direction, the merge command silently
> deletes the newer version of the file.

I had always assumed that under the hood merge (or at least half of it)
was implemented with the same code that does update. How is it that a
merge is able to delete a modified file where an update does not?

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