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Re: problem arising from early entry deletion

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-03-18 22:37:02 CET

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:
> > I like it too!
>
> Just for the record, it doesn't feel cleaner to me, although it may be
> simpler to implement. It means we have two completely separate
> mechanisms for tracking the state of mixed working directories. I'm not
> even 100% convinced that the new method is entirely correct, though I
> can't think of any screw cases which mess it up. It was a whole lot
> easier to see that the old method was correct.
>
> So, -0 here, but I think there were enough +1s to overrule me.

Oh, I also prefer the old way. Ben reminded me that it caused hellish
amounts of special-casing in libsvn_wc, though.

But, you know, with the new entries interface, it might not be so bad
anymore. Mike and Ben, you were most familiar with the pain of the
old code -- would the new entry_t make it cleaner?

-K

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