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Re: The Four Elements of Righteousness

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2002-07-18 23:43:13 CEST

Philip Martin wrote:
> It certainly needs thought. At present the atomic unit is a single
> file, and the move from .svn/tmp/ to .svn/ is what "activates" it.
> The atomic nature of a filesystem move guarantees that only complete
> log files get run. To guarantee atomic behaviour with two files is
> harder. I suppose one could use the presence of the normal log file
> in .svn/ as a prerequisite for using a wcprops log file.

You could also put all the log files in a single directory .svn/tmp/trans001
and then move the directory atomically. But then you'd have to look in
.svn/trans001 for the logs.


Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com>
Web and OS performance plots - http://www.orcaware.com/orca/
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