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Re: svn failing commit messages.

From: Karl Fogel <kfogel_at_newton.ch.collab.net>
Date: 2003-01-13 05:50:07 CET

<rbb@rkbloom.net> writes:
> Can those files be written to /tmp? Is the problem that APR can't find
> the correct temp directory portably?

We deliberately don't write them to /tmp, because we want them a) to
be easy to find, and b) not likely to get caught up in the automated
cleaning sweeps that some systems run on /tmp. The principle is "Use
/tmp, or some other system-defined tmp area, for data generated by
Subversion; but use the current directory for data generated by a
human", the rationale being that data generated by a human could be
arbitrarily costly to regenerate.

> I would consider this to be a rather big problem.

Is it so big? Just 'svn rm' them from the repository.

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Received on Mon Jan 13 06:35:40 2003

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