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From Stefan Sperling <s...@elego.de>
Subject Re: Automatically supply the origin URL in svn merge
Date Thu, 26 Mar 2020 09:45:13 GMT
On Thu, Mar 26, 2020 at 01:10:25AM +0300, Anton Shepelev wrote:
> Daniel Shahaf:
> > However, I can also see circumstances in which this smartness
> > could be counter-productive:
> > 
> > 1. In repository restructurings, such as running «svn merge» in a
> > working copy of ^/thebarproject/trunk after that project had been
> > renamed from ^/thefooproject/trunk.  Under the proposal, that
> > would attempt to merge from ^/thefooproject/trunk, and it's not
> > clear to me that that's a more useful behaviour than just
> > throwing a usage error.
> 
> You say the project was renamed, which means that `svn cp' was not
> involved.

Renames are modelled as copy+delete in SVN.

Cheers,
Stefan

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