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Re: READ ME: working copy ickiness!

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-01-14 23:11:31 CET

John Barstow <John_Barstow@gfsg.co.nz> writes:

> > 'svn revert' just copies the text-base on top of the working file.
> > But the whole point here is that the text-bases are *wrong*. They're
> > wrong in the sense that the text-bases no longer are identical to
> > what's in the repository, which is our cardinal rule.
> Hmmm... perhaps there should be a command or option that forces an update of
> the text-base from the repository. After all, your example alters the
> text-base by hand intentionally, but someone could do that accidentally; for
> example, using a wildcard that affects more files than intended.

That's why our text-base files end with .svn-base (so they're not
easily found by wildcards or 'find'), and why they have read-only

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