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Re: RFC: Change "revert" behaviour

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2004-11-29 19:30:26 CET

On Nov 29, 2004, at 11:48 AM, Max Bowsher wrote:

> Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>> On Nov 29, 2004, at 10:43 AM, Max Bowsher wrote:
>>> No, no. It's not about whether there are local mods or not. It's
>>> about
>>> the weird edge case that there might be local mods, but the file time
>>> is still equal to that reported in the .svn/entries file.
>> So let me get this straight: 'svn revert' is being very slow right
>> now, because it doesn't want to miss a rare edge-case where it might
>> not destroy *enough* data? :-)
> That's entirely accurate.

If the worst thing that can happen is that 'svn revert . -R'
accidentally leaves behind a modified file, then I don't think we're
dealing with safety issues at all, and I'm all for defaulting to

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