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Re: [RFC] Stop sleeping for timestamps when running tests

From: Mattias Engdegård <mattias_at_virtutech.se>
Date: 2007-03-13 11:22:21 CET

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:

>> Can't the client determine that the size has been changed and deduce
>> that it does not need to sleep?

>No; the sleep is there to be able to detect a modification (typically by
>a non-svn command) which happens after the svn operation completes. svn
>cannot know whether that future operation will change the file size or
>not.

Of course. I don't know what I was thinking; sorry about that.

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