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Re: adding on branch


From: Derek Robert Price
Subject: Re: adding on branch
Date: Thu, 29 May 2003 12:37:18 -0400
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Paul Edwards wrote:

3. diff and rdiff -s not coping with different branches having
different version numbers while still being identical. (patch provided).


I'll see if I can't take a look at this patch soon.

5. diff and rdiff are not mirrors.


I think this might be possible now, perhaps with rdiff defaulting to -uN for backwards compatibility. Patches welcome!

I have no idea how it should be implemented on the RCS files.
Delete all tags from version 1.1 and make it non-dead and move
it out of the Attic?  So that it looks identical to if it had been
created in the other order, ie import first.

As I explained to Stefan Monnier in my recent email, this would corrupt any branches off of 1.1 as currently implemented. It's possible that tweaking import to accept/create a dead revision 1.1 might work with a little bit of other magic. I'd love to see a prototype with test cases!

Derek

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