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Re: text-base penalty: A proposed solution

From: Bob Gustafson <bobgus_at_rcnChicago.com>
Date: 2002-12-20 16:51:40 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.

Why?

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