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Re: svn commit: rev 4775 - in branches/issue-1037-uuids/subversion: include libsvn_repos

From: mark benedetto king <mbk_at_boredom.org>
Date: 2003-02-11 22:00:22 CET

On Mon, Feb 10, 2003 at 10:58:03PM -0600, Karl Fogel wrote:
> Just that
> 1. We should always error when there's a problem.
> 2. We should never error when there isn't a problem.
> Choking because of "UUIE" would violate (2).


> Choking because "UUID" is *absent* is a separate question. If UUID is
> required for dump format version 2, then we should error. But if it
> is not required, then we shouldn't.

It isn't required, and we don't.

> Since it's not really a showstopper if the UUID is absent, personally
> think we shouldn't error, even if the format version is 2. If we're
> flexible about these things, then maybe we'll never have to upgrade
> the format version number again :-), our loaders will just DTRT all
> the time. (Of course, if someone passes --force-uuid and no UUID is
> found, that has to be an error.)

I disagree:

$ rm foo
rm: cannot remove `foo': No such file or directory
$ rm -f foo


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