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From Branko ─îibej <br...@wandisco.com>
Subject Re: Feature Req: ability to specify a changelist for svn merge
Date Thu, 22 Aug 2013 20:26:29 GMT
On 22.08.2013 15:55, James Hanley wrote:
> ie:
> svn merge -cl merge_from_trunk https://svn.somerepo.com/project/trunk
> #Any items merged in are added to change list "merge_from_trunk" to
> #  easily differentiate from local changes that the user does not want
> to check in
> svn status
>
> M       local_file_changes.txt
>
> --- Changelist 'merge_from_trunk':
>  M      .
> M       pathhere/foo.c
> M       pathhere/bar.c
> A  +    paththere/mon.h
> M       paththere/mon.cpp
>  M      pathoverthere/foo
>
> This would then allow just the easy checkin of the merge with
> svn ci -cl merge_from_trunk

The idea sort of goes aginst the grain of what changelists actually are.
With a changelist, you essentially label a number of files in the
working copy, but in the merge scenario you're trying to use them to
limit the set of merge sources, i.e., a set of objects in the repository
(which may or may not have the same names in the working copy).

> alternatively (if easier to implement) the ability to specify to svn
> ci the set of files not specified as a member to a changelist.

ISTR this has already been discussed somewhere ... yup, here it is:

http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=3348
http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/subversion-dev/201301.mbox/%3C50E71E20.6070001@collab.net%3E

-- Brane

-- 
Branko ─îibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane@wandisco.com

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