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Re: Cancelling Subversion operations

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2002-09-19 02:30:49 CEST

On Wednesday, September 18, 2002, at 08:25 PM, Philip Martin wrote:

> It boils down to "the Berkeley DB library itself cannot determine
> whether recovery is required" and so neither can a single Subversion
> client. To make the decision to run recovery requires clients either
> to communicate and interact, or to assume that they are the only
> client.
> It looks like compromise is required ;-)

like, for example, trying to make it as hard as possible for the user
to shoot themselves in the foot by providing our application with the
ability to at least TRY to clean up after itself when the user hits
Ctrl-C ;-)


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http://electricjellyfish.net/     a feature.       -- Dan Sugalski
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