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Re: [subversion-dev] Children knowing about their parents

From: Manoj Kasichainula <manoj_at_collab.net>
Date: 2000-06-06 22:32:25 CEST

On Tue, Jun 06, 2000 at 03:34:13AM -0700, Greg Stein wrote:
> On Tue, 6 Jun 2000, Manoj Kasichainula wrote:
> > The statement that children need to know about all their parents seems
> > to have some bad implications to me.
>
> I can't find this reference. ??

6.1.3.2 Bubble-Up Method, second-to-last paragraph before first
diagram:

"Parent-child links go both ways (i.e., a child knows who all its
parents are), but a node's name is stored only in its parent, because
a node with multiple parents may have different names in different
parents."

> The issue has come up, and I had thought it was last left as "there are no
> parent pointers." Part of the reason for that is to prevent the need to
> alter historical file revisions (to include the new parent).

Maybe this was just a left over paragraph that wasn't supposed to
remain?
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