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Re: Copy node vs copy property (was Re: CVS update ...)

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-03-10 01:22:14 CET

On Fri, Mar 09, 2001 at 08:39:55AM -0600, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Yoshiki Hayashi <yoshiki@xemacs.org> writes:
> > I'm a bit confused. What do you mean by entirey client-side
> > approach? Somehow the information where copy node has been
> > copied from must be stored in filesystem?
>
> I believe Jim means that
>
> $ svn copy foo.c bar.c
>
> adds a copy property to bar.c, so that when bar.c is committed, it
> simply _has_ the requisite property without the fs doing any extra
> work. I.e., for the fs, the copy properties would be read-only data.
> The source would always be the client.

If it is a property that was (effectively) placed on node ID 11.2, then how
do you know that 11.3 isn't a copy, but a derivative of 11.2? Without
assistance from the server (to clear copy props), we couldn't get that prop
cleared on the successor.

Cheers,
-g

-- 
Greg Stein, http://www.lyra.org/
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