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Re: svn commit: r32998 - trunk/subversion/libsvn_wc

From: <kmradke_at_rockwellcollins.com>
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 11:07:08 -0500

"C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote on 09/10/2008 09:53:54 AM:
> Stefan Sperling wrote:
> >> The versioned filesystem today
> >> could be tracking copied-to information -- it just doesn't.
> >
> > I'd be interested in helping make it do that some day.
>
> /branches/fs-successor-ids
>
> It ain't copy-to information exactly, it's "I'll store all my
successors, if
> you want to know which of them were copies you can easily figure that
out
> with an additional FS call", but it meets the minimum requirement for
> information retaining needed in your use-cases. I think only the BDB
stuff
> is done, though, because (like almost everything) it was way easier to
code
> that up than in FSFS.

I actually prototyped a server side post-commit hook script to save
this copy-to info in a small database to allow much easier (and nicer)
revision graphs. It was amazing how easy it was to create useful
graphs with this additional information.

(Not a new use case, just another vote for a previously mentioned one)

Kevin R.

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