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Date:      Thu, 01 Jan 2009 22:44:47 -0800
From:      Maxim Sobolev <sobomax@FreeBSD.org>
To:        Doug Barton <dougb@FreeBSD.org>
Cc:        svn-src-head@FreeBSD.org, svn-src-all@FreeBSD.org, src-committers@FreeBSD.org
Subject:   Re: svn: head/usr.sbin/mergemaster
Message-ID:  <495DB7DF.5020603@FreeBSD.org>
In-Reply-To: <200901011055.n01AtQaN052763@svn.freebsd.org>
References:  <200901011055.n01AtQaN052763@svn.freebsd.org>

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Doug Barton wrote:
>   Given that this is a situation that comes up very infrequently (usually
>   only for a major version upgrade) and can usually be handled simply
>   enough on a one-off basis, I will once again point out that I think
>   this is a Bad Idea. I would be willing to consider a better implementation
>   as an option that is off by default.

You are very wrong on this. This situation happens very *frequently* 
even for updates between minor releases (such as 6.3 to 6.4 and so on). 
As somebody doing lot of source upgrades frequently I can tell you this 
for sure.

-Maxim



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