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Re: RFC: Change "revert" behaviour

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2004-11-29 17:41:32 CET

On Mon, 2004-11-29 at 11:29, Greg Stein wrote:
> > If we do want a paranoid-comparison flag at all (do we?), there's no reason
> > for it not to be common to *all* subcommands which crawl a WC.
>
> Make paranoid the default. We always want to choose safe defaults. If
> somebody wants a bit more speed at the cost of "not [necessarily] as
> safe", then they can use a flag.

So you're suggesting every Subversion operation which crawls a WC should
read every byte in the working copy, just to be safe?

We're not talking about "a bit more speed" here. We're talking about
the difference between acceptable and unacceptable performance for a
moderately-sized working copy.

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