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Re: Switching

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Sat, 24 Aug 2013 22:02:05 +0200

On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 02:18:59PM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 2:04 PM, Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de> wrote:
> > I hope that we will eventually extend tree conflict handling to the
> > point where it makes these kinds of situations trivial to resolve,
> > even for novice users. svn should interactively offer a set of
> > reasonable courses of action, such as removing the unversioned nodes,
> > or moving them to a special lost+found area, or something else that
> > allows incoming versioned nodes to be created in their place.
>
> Yes, but it would be nice if one of the choices were to overwrite all
> unversioned directories and files with identical contents (but not
> files with different contents) - perhaps optionally listing any
> unversioned non-conflicting files that happen to be there.

Sure. If that's an option people consider useful we can add it to
a conflict menu, once it exists. I'm very open to suggestions because
we really don't know what users need in many such cases.
Received on 2013-08-24 22:02:39 CEST

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