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Re: text-base penalty: A proposed solution

From: <brane_at_xbc.nu>
Date: 2002-12-20 15:26:39 CET

Quoting Bob Gustafson <bobgus@rcnChicago.com>:

> OK, how is this for a scheme to save on text-base storage:
>
> When the project is first checked out from the repository, all of the
> files
> are set as read-only.
>
> Suppose now that you want to edit a file. Using your favorite editor,
> you
> make a few changes and then go to save it. Since it is a read-only
> file,
> the editor complains.
>
> You execute a shell command then - an svn_init command (to be written)
> which is pretty simple, it copies the read-only file from the working
> space
> to the .svn text-base area and then changes the read-only to a
> read-write.

*sigh*

Repeat after me: The working file and text base can be different even if you
didn't edit the working file.

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