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Re: svn commit: r8253 - trunk/subversion/svnlook

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-01-13 16:36:20 CET

kfogel@collab.net writes:

> Tobias Ringstrom <tobias@ringstrom.mine.nu> writes:
> > I thought about it and decided to be conservative, partly becuse I'm
> > not conviced that it's a very useful function. Now I'm actually
> > wondering why svnlook creates a temporary directory at all. It only
> > seems to operate on a pair of temporary files anyway, so why does it
> > create a whole directory? I'm guessing that there are historical
> > reasons for this...
> I have no idea why. Maybe excessive neatness?

Long ago, svnlook used to build the whole tree structure of the diffed
things underneath a single directory (for easy cleanup). At this
point, I think two temp-files (at a time) is sufficient for the task.

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