Jim Blandy <jimb@zwingli.cygnus.com> writes:

*> > > Since revision numbers increase by one each time a delta is added,
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*> > > we can compute how many deltas separate two related node revisions
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*> > > simply by comparing their ID's. For example, the distance between
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*> > > 100.10.3.2 and 100.12 is the distance from 100.10.3.2 to their
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*> > > common ancestor, 100.10 (two deltas), plus the distance from 100.10
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*> > > to 100.12 (two deltas).
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*> >
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*> > This metric really isn't true anymore is it? I mean we can't really
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*> > say (in the example above) that the two node revisions are 4 deltas
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*> > apart, because we can have "holes" in our nodes table, right?
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*> Can you give me an example of the sort of hole you have in mind?
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I think he meant:

Jane starts a Subversion txn.

Bill starts a Subversion txn.

Jane makes a change to node N in her txn.

Bill makes a change against the same base revision of N, in his txn.

Jane aborts her txn.

Bill commits his txn.

Received on Sat Oct 21 14:36:25 2006