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RE: RE: possible bug

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-06-27 23:13:20 CEST

On Mon, 2005-06-27 at 13:32 -0700, Andy Cutright wrote:
> thanks for the response. i would like to be able to use the timestamp as
> the key for a particular revision. i'm working on an abstraction of
> various source code control engines, and the timestamp is a structure
> that all source code control engines provide.

I think the behavior you've found is broken, and we should fix it.

But I also think using the timestamp this way is dangerous. If multiple
revisions are committed with the same timestamp (i.e. within a
one-second period), then you no longer have a unique identifier.

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Received on Mon Jun 27 23:14:39 2005

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