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Re: Fixing time stamps

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2003-10-30 21:38:41 CET

"C. Michael Pilato" <cmpilato@collab.net> writes:
> We went out of our way to get apr_temp_dir_get() into APR so that we
> could avoid assuming that we have write access to working copies for
> read-only operations. Can we please not invalidate that work? There
> is absolutely no reason why 'svn cat', 'svn log', 'svn status', 'svn
> propget', 'svn proplist', 'svn diff', 'svn diff', etc. should
> *require* write access to disk, even for such a noble cause as
> timestamp touch-up.

Arggh. :-)

No one here is proposing that write access be required. Not me, not

> That said, I'm not opposed to some such read-only operations trying to
> fix timestamps as they go along, as long as they promise to never
> return an error if they are barred from doing so as a result of
> permissions problems.

That's what's under discussion.

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