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Re: Subversion Doesn't Have Branches aka Crossing the Streams aka Branches as First Class Objects?

From: Andreas Krey <a.krey_at_gmx.de>
Date: Sun, 19 May 2013 14:41:08 +0200

On Sun, 19 May 2013 09:20:31 +0000, Zé wrote:
> file system. What you are insistingly referring to as branches is
> nothing more than a copy of a particular subdirectory (i.e., the trunk)
> into another subdirectory (i.e., branches), which is nothing more than a
> plain recursive directory copy operation on a file system.

Now may be the time for what the germans call 'Merkbefreiung'. It has
been pointed out to you that a 'svn cp' is *not* 'nothing more' than
a tree copy; it records the source of the operation to support future
merge operations.


"Totally trivial. Famous last words."
From: Linus Torvalds <torvalds@*.org>
Date: Fri, 22 Jan 2010 07:29:21 -0800
Received on 2013-05-19 14:41:44 CEST

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