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Re: CVS update: MODIFIED: libsvn_wc ...

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_lyra.org>
Date: 2001-08-27 21:59:14 CEST

On Mon, Aug 27, 2001 at 03:11:36PM -0000, cmpilato@tigris.org wrote:
> User: cmpilato
> Date: 01/08/27 08:11:36
> Modified: subversion/libsvn_wc get_editor.c
> Log:
> * get_editor.c
> (svn_wc_get_actual_target): Fixes for Issue #444. It isn't enough
> to simply check to see if the parent is under revision control. We
> gotta make the parent is versioned *as our parent* !

I'm unclear on *why* we even bother to look at the parent. That just doesn't
seem to make sense. For what purpose? It just kind of feels wrong, that a WC
directory cannot be treated as an isolated piece, but that it is *context
dependent* w.r.t what is the parent.

Any kind of context dependence can introduce funny "hey, what happened?"
questions. If it can act one way in one situation, and another in a
different situation... that non-determinism is quite unfriendly.


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