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Re: copyfrom_path inconsistency in fsfs

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2004-08-04 04:26:02 CEST

On Mon, 2004-08-02 at 09:04, Chia-liang Kao wrote:
> If you load the attached dump into bdb, you will see something like
> A /foo/bar.cp2 (from /foo/bar:2)
> in the log. But with fsfs, you will see
> A /foo/bar.cp2 (from foo/bar:2)

Fixed in r10480 and nominated for backport to 1.1. I only fixed the
problem on the way into the changed-path data, not on the way out;
existing repositories where non-canonical copyfrom paths have crept into
the changed-path entries will have to be dumped and loaded in order to
be fixed.

(The problem seems fairly harmless to me; if it's a big deal, we could
add code to canonicalize copyfrom data as it is read from the
changed-path entries. Certainly, I would have done that if we had
already hit 1.1 with this bug, or if the problem had severe

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