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Re: [rfc]Checkout without the .svn Directories

From: Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn_at_vinc17.org>
Date: 2004-12-03 17:55:29 CET

On 2004-12-03 15:18:02 +0000, Anthony Metcalf wrote:
> On Fri, 3 Dec 2004 15:57:51 +0100
> Vincent Lefevre <vincent+svn@vinc17.org> wrote:
> > The problem is: What if an update has partially failed, so that
> > some files have already been updated, but not others?
>
> svn uses atomic transactions I read.

But they are not applied atomicly. AFAIK, you have to "svn cleanup"
if something wrong happens (e.g. the network goes down at the wrong
time).

> At the end of the day, if an svn up failed on this type of three the
> user could simply be advised to re-export it.

But then, svn wouldn't know the base of each file without a .svn
directory containing sufficient data.

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