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Re: FSFS hotcopy issues

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2005-09-25 13:10:32 CEST

Greg Hudson <ghudson@MIT.EDU> writes:

> On Sat, 2005-09-24 at 22:33 +0100, Max Bowsher wrote:
>> OOPS! Now there is a lock in the hotcopied repository, for a path which does
>> NOT exist in the hotcopied repository.
> Is that a bug? I thought we could lock nonexistent paths.

I remember an earlier discussion


which seemed to conclude that locks would only be allowed on only
existing files. Both the fs backends have:

  /* While our locking implementation easily supports the locking of
     nonexistent paths, we deliberately choose not to allow such madness. */
  if (kind == svn_node_none)
    return svn_error_createf (SVN_ERR_FS_NOT_FOUND, NULL,
                              "Path '%s' doesn't exist in HEAD revision",

Philip Martin
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