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RE: svn rename & move ?

From: <lpetit_at_sqli.com>
Date: 2005-05-19 11:09:58 CEST

> On Thu, 19 May 2005, Tim Alsop wrote:
>> Thank you for pointing me to this ticket. I read through it, and it
>> looks like it addresses my concerns. I do however see no indication that
>> this ticket is being addressed in an upcoming subversion release. Can
>> somebody confirm if this is recognised as a worthwhile enhancement to
>> svn, or are there still outstanding discussions about its value before
>> any decision can be made ?
> See the roadmap and the thread linked to from there. It is available from
> the subversion start page. I'd say that true renames are likely to be
> implemented in the short to mid-term.

That's great news.

For me and my company, this enhancement (true rename) will be a major step
towards svn adoption, since it will imply really true merging and
refactoring capabilities.
( For now on, it is not possible to reliably create a branch, refactor
aggressively with package/files renames and changes, ... and do a later on
merging into a trunk that may have evolved on some identical files, and
this is a pity, really )

Thanks for all has been done so far on svn, and thanks in advance for
adding this great functionality "true rename" will be.

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