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Re: [PATCH] Add repository UUIDs (fixes issue 1037)

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2002-12-16 03:59:23 CET

Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> writes:
> i'd say that we always dump the UUID when dumping revision zero of a
> repository, and provide an svnadmin command to allow setting it. that
> way we minimize the foot-shooting potential. people won't
> accidentally screw up their working copies by accidentally changing
> their repository's UUID, and for those (rare as far as i can see)
> situations where one wants to change it you have the ability to.

If the UUID is implemented as a revprop, then we must dump and load it
like any other property. When the dump/load process starts
special-casing certain kinds of repository data, we're doomed :-).

If the administrator wants to tweak that revprop before or after the
dump/load, that's her business.

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Received on Mon Dec 16 04:39:36 2002

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