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Regarding Issue#525 "working copy w/o text-base"

From: <philipp.berndt_at_gmx.net>
Date: 2003-05-16 12:24:25 CEST

Especially if (most of) your working copy is used read-only, the pristine
copies are a waste of disk space.

How about making all checked out files read-only and creating a pristine copy
(from the local working copy file) only when the user issues an equivalent of
"cvs edit" ?

A checksum could be used to check if the working copy file is still clean
before making the text-base-backup.


Issue #: 525
Summary: allow working copies without text-base/
Reporter: sussman (Ben Collins-Sussman)
Opened: 2001-10-11 11:25 PDT

Someday, it's theoretically possible to improve subversion such that it does
*not* rely on the existence of cached, pristine files in .svn/text-base/.
a big change, though. There are comments throughout libsvn_wc that mention

------- Additional Comments From Ben Collins-Sussman 2001-10-11 11:26 PDT


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