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Re: Keywords not being translated after switch

From: Øyvind A. Holm <sunny_at_sunbase.org>
Date: 2004-07-28 10:01:34 CEST

On 2004-07-27 18:55:32 jjp <jjp@pobox.com> wrote:
> Greg Hudson wrote:
> > On Tue, 2004-07-27 at 18:29, Chia-liang Kao wrote:
> > > So when a file has identical content on two branches (or it's the
> > > same node - not modified after the copy), switching between the
> > > branches won't update the keywords since the ra->do_switch or
> > > dir_delta don't bother call open_file at all.
> >
> > I've seen someone bring this up on IRC a while back, although it
> > doesn't seem to have resulted in an issue. I'll file one.
> >
> > The solution to this problem is probably a pass over the entries
> > files looking for svn:keywords properties which are affected by the
> > switch. Note that a very similar process would allow us to support a
> > global revision number substitution, which would make a bunch of
> > users happy.
>
> This also is a problem when 'svn merge' adds a file. Keywords are not
> translated then either. It makes svn:special behave a little
> weirdly...

...for example if a symlink was added as a result of merge, then it is
added as a regular file instead of as a symlink. This is from my test
repository:

======== CUT {{{ ========
2004-07-28 09:53:36 sunny@ba0614:~/src/svn/test/trunk/symlink$ svn up
At revision 90.
2004-07-28 09:53:41 sunny@ba0614:~/src/svn/test/trunk/symlink$ l
totalt 16
drwxr-xr-x 3 sunny sunny 4096 2004-07-28 09:53 .
drwxr-xr-x 16 sunny sunny 4096 2004-07-28 09:47 ..
drwxr-xr-x 7 sunny sunny 4096 2004-07-28 09:53 .svn
lrwxrwxrwx 1 sunny sunny 11 2004-07-28 09:53 erstattes.txt -> regular.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 sunny sunny 71 2004-07-12 13:12 regular.txt
lrwxrwxrwx 1 sunny sunny 11 2004-07-28 09:53 symlink.txt -> regular.txt
2004-07-28 09:53:42 sunny@ba0614:~/src/svn/test/trunk/symlink$ svn up -r68
D regular.txt
D symlink.txt
D erstattes.txt
Updated to revision 68.
2004-07-28 09:53:50 sunny@ba0614:~/src/svn/test/trunk/symlink$ l
totalt 12
drwxr-xr-x 3 sunny sunny 4096 2004-07-28 09:53 .
drwxr-xr-x 16 sunny sunny 4096 2004-07-28 09:47 ..
drwxr-xr-x 7 sunny sunny 4096 2004-07-28 09:53 .svn
2004-07-28 09:53:50 sunny@ba0614:~/src/svn/test/trunk/symlink$ svn merge -r68:69 .
A regular.txt
A symlink.txt
2004-07-28 09:54:05 sunny@ba0614:~/src/svn/test/trunk/symlink$ l
totalt 20
drwxr-xr-x 3 sunny sunny 4096 2004-07-28 09:54 .
drwxr-xr-x 16 sunny sunny 4096 2004-07-28 09:47 ..
drwxr-xr-x 7 sunny sunny 4096 2004-07-28 09:54 .svn
-rw-r--r-- 1 sunny sunny 27 2004-07-28 09:54 regular.txt
-rw-r--r-- 1 sunny sunny 16 2004-07-28 09:54 symlink.txt
2004-07-28 09:54:08 sunny@ba0614:~/src/svn/test/trunk/symlink$ cat symlink.txt
link regular.txt2004-07-28 09:54:17 sunny@ba0614:~/src/svn/test/trunk/symlink$
2004-07-28 09:54:20 sunny@ba0614:~/src/svn/test/trunk/symlink$ svn st -v
               68 68 sunny .
A + - ? ? regular.txt
~ + - ? ? symlink.txt
2004-07-28 09:54:23 sunny@ba0614:~/src/svn/test/trunk/symlink$
======== CUT }}} ========

Happens both with 1.1.x (r10378) and trunk (r10424).

-- 
Regards,
Øyvind A. Holm
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