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Re: commit of out-of-date WC with mod'd dir props fails - why?

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-07-15 22:40:28 CEST

Alexis Huxley <ahuxley@gmx.net> writes:

> > > I guess there is some logic to this, but I cannot see it. Could
> > > someone explain please? Thanks.
> >
> > Propchanges on directories can only be committed if the directory is
> > at HEAD. This is currently our "one inflexibility" in the way we
> > allow mixed-revision working copies.
> >
> > For an explanation, read /doc/user/manual/dirversioning.texi. In
> > particular, read the "overeager directory" problem.
> Ah ... Damn ... I should start searching closer to home, thanks
> Ben.
> Out of curiousity, is this likely to be the way it stays, or
> is a solution - even if a very long way off - likely to be implemented?

Well, it's a complicated philosophical issue. I'm sure this isn't
permanent. I just don't know what the answer is yet. :-)

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