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Re: Miscellaneous bugs

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-10-09 23:22:45 CEST

John Szakmeister <john@szakmeister.net> writes:

> I understand the fact that we don't know what revision the directory
> was at. I guess my issue is that we're making an assumption
> here... and it's even stated by the status function (Status against
> revision: 2). In this case, we know for a fact that A/D/H/psi
> doesn't exist in the WC because A/D/H doesn't. I find it a bit
> disturbing that 'svn st -u' in some way indicating that it is in our
> working copy (because it isn't being flagged as missing).

Hm. I guess I can see the concern, but besides that fact that this
thread has now gone beyond the informative and moved on into the
nit-picky, I say we just trust our users to be smart enough to realize
that if a directory is missing from disk, its children are also not

> > "Missing" means "I *know* I'm supposed to have this in my working
> > copy, but for some reason I don't." psi doesn't meet the criteria
> > here, because we *don't* know that we're supposed to have it -- we
> > have absolutely no client-side record of it ever existing.
> Again, we've made an assumption, that we're taking the status
> against rev 2.

Um. No.

We've made the declaration that running '-u' *means* we are running
status again HEAD. Who needs to assume?

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