bzr copy (Re: Weekly 0.10 release status)

Robert Collins robertc at
Wed Aug 16 03:30:09 BST 2006

On Tue, 2006-08-15 at 07:44 -0400, Aaron Bentley wrote:
> If we support copy, people will expect us to support it properly for
> merges and other tree operations, and I think that would be a
> reasonable
> expectation.  But there is no known way to support copies in merges.
> We
> might be able to support the special case of splitting one file into
> two
> pieces.
> But I don't think we should support copies unless we can support them
> well.

I'm open on this - but until theres a spec up with good coverage of use
cases and proposed behaviours I'd rather we didn't promise to support
it, nor plan for when it might be supported.


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