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Re: New revision keyword for easier branch management

From: Patrik Rak <patrik_at_mindwarestudios.com>
Date: 2005-11-30 10:31:28 CET

On Tue, 29 Nov 2005, David Ripton wrote:

> On 2005.11.29 17:20:01 +0100, Patrik Rak wrote:
>> I have a little feature request which would help us quite a lot to manage
>> our branches.
>> To put it simply - it would be great if there was a new revision keyword
>> called BRANCH or COPY or whatever which would mean the revision when given
>> file/dir was copied, i.e., the same revision --stop-on-copy of svn log
>> would stop at.
>> So instead of having to use the
>> svn log --verbose --stop-on-copy /path/to/my/branch
>> and get the number X for use in command like
>> svn merge --revision X:Y /path/to/my/branch
>> I could conveniently use
>> svn merge --revision COPY:HEAD /path/to/my/branch
>> or
>> svn diff --revision COPY:HEAD /path/to/my/branch
>> directly without the need to mess with the errorprone numbers.
> Good idea.
> I think it should still work if the path was initially created with "svn
> add" or "svn import" rather than with a copy. So I suggest something
> like FIRST for the new revision keyword.

Whatever is easiest to implement and gives me the feature I long for.

So, what do I do now to make it happen?


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