[Svnmerge] Remembering --bidirectional status
blair at orcaware.com
Fri Nov 10 10:58:24 PST 2006
Daniel Rall wrote:
> On Thu, 09 Nov 2006, Blair Zajac wrote:
>> However, how is the svn merge tracking in 1.5 or greater going to work? Is it
>> always going to effectively have the -b flag set?
>> We had this discussion before, but I would much rather see the -b
>> flag always set to reduce the possibility of errors. If the svn 1.5
>> merge tracking will always have bidirectional support on, then I
>> think svnmerge.py should too.
> I tend to think so, too. Why is bi-directional support in svnmerge.py
> off by default (other than it being added later on); does it result in
> a performance problem?
Yes. IIRC, Giovanni had performance concerns about using bidirectional support
with svn repositories that aren't on the LAN. I was outvoted :)
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