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Re: Stage 1 of true rename support.

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-20 22:10:50 CEST

Eric Hanchrow <offby1@blarg.net> writes:
> Just curious: if svn gets true rename support, would that imply that
> it could, in effect, implement "hard links" in the repository? Put
> another way, would it be possible (even if it's a bad idea) to have a
> single item in the repository have two different names? That way
> editing one would affect the other.

It wouldn't necessarily imply hard links in the fs. Currently I think
we need to prevent them, because we can't let cycles happen.

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