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Re: Wonky commits

From: Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin_at_pilch-bisson.net>
Date: 2001-09-24 20:00:03 CEST

On Mon, Sep 24, 2001 at 12:20:41PM -0500, Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
> Kevin Pilch-Bisson <kevin@pilch-bisson.net> writes:
> > I am pretty sure that what happened is that my text-base got overridden by
> > my working copy versions. As for how that happened, I think it is because
> > I was playing around with 'svn ci --xml-file patch.xml'. I _DO_ plan on
> > investigating more though.
> Ah! I bet that was it!
> This *exact* same "bug" happened to Mike Pilato, and it turned out
> that he had accidentally committed to an xml file -- which is
> currently a destructive operation (i.e. your wc thinks you did a real
> commit).
I was under the (perhaps mistaken) impression that your working copy only
thought you did a real commit if you specify a rev number.

Kevin Pilch-Bisson                    http://www.pilch-bisson.net
     "Historically speaking, the presences of wheels in Unix
     has never precluded their reinvention." - Larry Wall

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