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From Julian Foad <>
Subject Re: Conflict resolver: say what status the Resolved option will give
Date Tue, 11 Jul 2017 20:43:21 GMT
Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Tue, Jul 11, 2017 at 04:33:37PM +0100, Julian Foad wrote:
>> An improvement would be to show the pending status, perhaps like this:
>> ...
>>> A file scheduled to be added to the repository in the next commit was found in
the working copy.
>>> Pending status of the file is:
>>> RM      subversion/svn/shelve-cmd.c
>>> Select: (p) Postpone, (r) Mark as resolved, (m) Merge the files, (h) Help,
>> ...
>> Certainly for tree conflicts I expect seeing the pending status would always
>> be useful; also for non-tree conflicts I expect it would often be useful.
> Sure. I like the idea.
> Perhaps 'pending' is not the best way to describe this status, though.
> I think there should be a clear connection between the '(r) Mark as resolved'
> option and this status.

Ack. Perhaps "The current/working resolution (which you can accept with 
(r)) is: ..."?

> BTW, why didn't you pick the 'm' option? The new resolver is set up so
> that 'm' will usually do what you want :-)

Because I didn't know that, and because I wanted to choose an option as 
close as possible to "do nothing, just let the file be as it is or was".

- Julian

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