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Re: copy newly added file

From: Fejes József <fejes_at_joco.name>
Date: Mon, 03 Aug 2009 15:11:56 +0200

>> Ok, I experimented a little with a local repository, using the latest
>> version of TortoiseSVN. I found that the copy of a newly added file is
>> not
>> cheap. Should I report this as a bug then?
> Cheap copies require that there be something already in the repository
> to reference (the copy is just a pointer to the source @ a particular
> revision). If the item being copied isn't already in the repository, I
> don't understand how the copy could be made cheaply.

I don't understand either, but it's not my job to :) So you think it's
rather a feature request than a defect? I know that a cheap copy is a
pointer, but it might as well point to the same revision, not just a
previous one, right? Or maybe it's just not worth it.


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