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RE: Solving conflict by removing file

From: Reedick, Andrew <Andrew.Reedick_at_BellSouth.com>
Date: 2006-09-25 18:22:12 CEST

Given that a merge, or lack thereof, can break code and waste a lot of
time and resources, it's better to require explicit confirmation that a
merge is resolved, instead of relying on implicit confirmation.
 
Requiring 'svn resolved' on any and all merge conflicts is very simple
to understand and train folks on, as opposed to instructions and
processes that have exceptions or special cases.
 
Plus, any shortcut that saves a couple seconds of typing, but has the
downside of potentially causing dozens of wasted man-hours of work to
recover from (testers (or the customer) find the problem, dev has to
hunt the problem down, and the fix initiates another round of
build-deploy-test which requires more time and resources,) isn't a
shortcut.
 

________________________________

        From: Andre Wisplinghoff [mailto:andre.wisplinghoff@gmail.com]
        Sent: Sunday, September 24, 2006 8:34 AM
        To: users@subversion.tigris.org
        Subject: Solving conflict by removing file
        
        
        Hello,
        
        I just wondered that I had to do a 'svn resolved $file' although
i deleted the file by doing a 'svn del $file' just before.
        Shouldn't it be possible to solve a conflict just by deleting
the corresponding file?
        
        Best regards,
        Andre Wisplinghoff
        

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