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Re: repository GUIDs

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-12-12 01:00:24 CET

Karl Fogel <kfogel@newton.ch.collab.net> writes:

> Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:
> > mbk says he wants to take on the repository GUID issue.
> >
> > My question to the list is: should the GUID be attached to the
> > filesystem (accessed via libsvn_fs), as an unversioned rev 0 property?
> > Or should it be general repository identifier (accessed via
> > libsvn_repos), sitting in normal filespace (like, next to the 'format'
> > file)?
> >
> > I can't think of any obvious advantages or disadvantages one way or
> > the other. But I'm posting the question to the list. Maybe I'm
> > missing something obvious...
>
> Our general principle has been, keep it out of the fs if it doesn't
> have to be part of the fs. So I lean toward libsvn_repos (next to the
> format file seems like a good idea).

+1.

Should we just a new file in /path/to/repos/id that contains the GUID?
(It would be a sibling to the 'format' file)

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