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Re: Filtering changes to svn:mergeinfo properties

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 08:42:59 -0500

On Apr 21, 2009, at 6:15 AM, Dariusz Olszewski wrote:

> Hi,
>
> At my company we use subversion for about 8 month now. Our
> repository grows quite quickly - we have made about 15.000 commits
> so far. Since we share quite a lot of code between our projects, we
> use merging *A LOT*. Currently we are in the situation where merges
> to/from our library of shared code result in changing of around 300
> directories with explicit merge info.
>
> It is now extremely difficult to see actual code changes among all
> those svn:mergeinfo property changes.
>
> We would like to have an ability to filter these changes in the UI.
> We mostly use TortoiseSVN, but it seems that the problem is quite
> difficult to solve just in Tortoise SVN UI layer - it needs some
> support from the underlying svn libraries.
>
> Does anyone know what happens with the ignore-mergeinfo branch? Any
> plans to merge it into trunk and release?
>
> At this moment this our *top* usability problem with subversion.

I was the one working on this branch, and it was motivated by similar
frustration using Subversion's own repository. That being said, my
priorities have shifted a little bit, and while I'd like to see it
implemented, and I'm happy to give advice to somebody working on the
feature, I don't see myself working on it in the immediate future.

-Hyrum

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