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Re: svn switch to move between servers

From: mark benedetto king <bking_at_inquira.com>
Date: 2002-09-17 20:04:12 CEST

On Tue, Sep 17, 2002 at 10:33:38AM -0700, Greg Stein wrote:
> You need to ask the repository for its name and compare that.
> Your point about the REPORT is a good one. We could add a "base repos
> [name]" tag to any status report that we send to the server. The server
> could then reject the report saying "that repository is not 'me', so I can't
> tell you what is different." That avoids a round trip explicitly to fetch
> the repos name from the target. You just *try* and deal with failure (which
> is the HTTP Way anyhow).

This is great (piggybacking the repo-name on the request), but as an aside,
the name should be a UUID. Otherwise, everyone is going to name their
repo "fred". One great thing about this would be that then we'd have
UUIDs on which to base distributed repositories! *stirs up trouble*


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