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Re: checksumming crap

From: <soloturn99_at_yahoo.com>
Date: 2003-01-25 18:26:56 CET

--- Greg Hudson ghudson@MIT.EDU wrote:
 On Sat, 2003-01-25 at 11:24, Justin Erenkrantz wrote:
   generally i'm VERY concerned about the .svn folder. it is a
   directory, and it is never the master. it has to be treated
   that (i.e. fixed automatically).
  Huh? This paragraph doesn't parse at all. -- justin
 He's saying all the data under .svn can be recreated from the
 repository, and that we should handle detected corruption by
 regenerating the data instead of blowing out. But the premise
 really true; the repository has no idea what revs of files and
 directories you have checked out.
this is as true as unimportant. i could have changed anything or
thrown away anything. the repository does not know.

but the .svn can be recreated. and the wc can be fixed by merging in
the changes if something is there, or by just recreating the

that's what a svn up is for.

otherwise we should rename it to svn check, or svn integrity.

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