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Re: undetected local file corruption during svn export . $tmpdir

From: Olaf Hering <olh_at_suse.de>
Date: 2005-09-28 09:04:22 CEST

 On Tue, Sep 27, Max Bowsher wrote:

> First, "svn export ." and "svn export URL" are very different, since
> exporting from a WC by default exports the WORKING version of the files,
> not the BASE version.

I'm very well aware of that, and this is not what I'm talking about.

> Regarding the checksumming, my opinion is that svn should not checksum
> here, because to do so would be a crippling slowdown in many cases. (And
> spontaneous filesystem corruption ought to be very rare)

It should probably do that for unchanged files. The file in question was
a *.a file.
What is the purpose of the checksum= line in entries?

short story of a lazy sysadmin:
 alias appserv=wotan
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