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Re: entry and wcprops stored in repository(!)

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2002-12-19 04:20:58 CET

Greg Stein wrote:
>
> On Thu, Dec 19, 2002 at 03:24:42AM +0100, Branko Cibej wrote:
> > Greg Stein wrote:
> > >Two more entry properties. Big Badness.
> > >
> > >All of those entry props and the wcprop need to be cleaned out of the
> > >repository.
> >
> > Gentlemen, we have another First. Our first repository data corruption
> > ever. Do we break out the champagne, or the thumbscrews?
>
> Well, not really. The client just committed "bad" data. The repository
> faithfully stored it, and is returning it. I wouldn't exactly call that
> corruption. If you did, then you'd also have to call out those bad-delta
> commits that we've had in the past.
>
> As far as I can tell, this *only* affects propchange-email.pl (as of
> revision 4046). There is no other dir/file in HEAD that has entry or wcprops
> on it, and there are NO dirs/files in rev 4045 that have the bad data.
>
> Another interesting data point from Ben: rev 4046 was only a propset. Being
> a single file, it is also possible that it was done using 'svn propset'
> against a URL. This means there could be bugs in commits that are only
> propsets, or in the 'svn propset URL' code.

I did change the file in the commit using svn merge; svn ci.

Best,
Blair

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Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com>
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