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From Eric Ahlstrom <eric.ahlst...@borsight.com>
Subject Re: SVN compatibility question
Date Fri, 01 Apr 2016 10:38:06 GMT
I appreciate all input on my rfi, we are specifically asking for input from
Solidworks users with experience using svn as their basis pdm.
On Apr 1, 2016 2:22 AM, "Johan Corveleyn" <jcorvel@gmail.com> wrote:

> On Fri, Apr 1, 2016 at 9:32 AM, Stefan Sperling <stsp@elego.de> wrote:
> > On Fri, Apr 01, 2016 at 05:36:34AM +0000, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> >> Normally, 'svn mv' does two things: (a) rename the file on disk,
> >> (b) record in .svn/ that the rename had happened.  As of 1.8, we allow
> >> the user to tell 'svn mv' to do only (b).  We don't expose that ability
> >> in the standard command-line client, but it's available to API users
> >> (such as tortoisesvn and bindings scripts) via the 'metadata_only'
> >> parameter to svn_client_move7().
> >
> > I've been thinking that allowing users to perform a metadata-only move
> > with 'svn mv' might save people running into this common rookie mistake
> > some hair... If they look at 'svn help mv' to find this new hypothetical
> > --meta-data-only option, that is. (We could re-use the --record-only
> > option from 'svn merge' as a name.)
>
> +1. Sounds like a good idea to me.
>
> --
> Johan
>

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