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Re: prop diffs in svn_wc_install_file() (was: svn commit: rev 1228 - trunk/subversion/include trunk/subversion/libsvn_wc trunk/subversion/libsvn_subr trunk/subversion/libsvn_ra_local trunk/subversion/libsvn_client trunk/subversion/libsvn_ra_dav)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-02-13 05:19:08 CET

Greg Stein <gstein@lyra.org> writes:
> Hmm. Then some documentation needs to be updated and/or we don't have the
> full set of options:
> 1) "here are some prop change to apply"
> 2) "here is a complete list of props; warn me of conflicts"
> 3) "here is a complete list of props; aply them"
> I assumed that the semantics were (1) and (3). You're saying (1) and (2).
> Given (2), I can see how a prop diff might be useful. But a simpler scheme
> is to apply the proplist and have the pristine and the current set handy
> (3-way merge rears its head). Rather than computing a new list, when you
> apply each prop in turn, you just check if the prop has changed between
> pristine and current. It obviates the need for the whole "compute prop
> diffs" stuff.

Yah; let's see what Ben says, maybe my guess is way off base...


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