David Aguilar <dav...@gmail.com> writes:

> I would prefer to treat this as a bugfix rather than introducing
> a new set of configuration knobs if possible.  It really does
> seem like a correction.
> 
> Users that want the traditional behavior can get that by
> configuring a custom mergetool.p4merge.cmd, so we're not
> completely losing the ability to get at the old behavior.
>
> Users that want to see a reverse diff with difftool can
> already say "--reverse", so there's even less reason to
> have it there (though I know we're talking about mergetool only).
> ...
> I would much rather prefer to have the default/mainstream
> behavior be the best out-of-the-box sans configuration.
>
> The reasoning behind swapping them for p4merge makes sense
> for p4merge only.  I don't think we're quite ready to declare
> that all the merge tools need to be swapped or that we need a
> mechanism for swapping the order.

Thanks for an injection of sanity.

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