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

From: <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2002-12-16 04:45:45 CET

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

> 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.

Yeah, what he said.

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