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From Stefan Sperling <>
Subject Re: Switching
Date Sat, 24 Aug 2013 20:02:05 GMT
On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 02:18:59PM -0500, Les Mikesell wrote:
> On Sat, Aug 24, 2013 at 2:04 PM, Stefan Sperling <> 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.

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