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Re: Issue #1911 -- Seeking thinker donations

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2005-09-29 19:54:30 CEST

On Thu, 2005-09-29 at 11:28 -0400, C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> My change to svndumpfilter was to make it say, "If the copyfrom source
> revision is one which I've dropped, then use the youngest not-dropped
> revision which is older than that dropped revision." (And again, I
> implemented this twice: once brute-force, once with some class.)
>
> Here's where I'm getting hung up, though. I've not fully convinced
> myself that this is a safe algorithm to fallback to.

I think it should be safe. If the copy source was not filtered out,
then there should be no dropped revisions which affect the copy source,
which means copysource@original-copy-rev and
copysource@next-older-copy-rev should be the same node-revision.

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