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Re: Merging insanity

From: Ian Eure <ieure_at_enotes.com>
Date: 2005-09-06 23:15:55 CEST

On Sep 6, 2005, at 8:12 AM, Adam Gibson wrote:

> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> I never really understood why someone didn't think to program in a
> CREATED revision name to make things more user-friendly for that
> use instead of needing to create and delete tags.
> svn merge -rCREATED:HEAD branchURL .
> CREATED would be assigned to the newly created files/directories at
> the time when the copy/move was performed.
> I know it would make things easier for training other users around
> me how to merge.
Precisely. This would alleviate my biggest problem with SVN's branch/
merge operations. I think that requiring a revision lookup or tag to
merge changes is difficult and stupid.

Ian Eure
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