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Re: svn commit: r17181 - trunk/subversion/libsvn_wc

From: Peter N. Lundblad <peter_at_famlundblad.se>
Date: 2005-11-05 13:43:51 CET

On Thu, 3 Nov 2005 dionisos@tigris.org wrote:

> Author: dionisos
> Date: Thu Nov 3 16:37:13 2005
> New Revision: 17181
>
> Modified:
> trunk/subversion/libsvn_wc/adm_files.c
> trunk/subversion/libsvn_wc/adm_files.h
> trunk/subversion/libsvn_wc/diff.c
> trunk/subversion/libsvn_wc/wc.h
>
> Log:
> Remove creation and use of 'empty-file' from the .svn/ area.
>
> Note:
> Normally this would require a wc-format bump, but since we already have
> a post-1.3 format bump, there is currently no need.
>
> * subversion/libsvn_wc/wc.h: Remove the SVN_WC__ADM_EMPTY_FILE define.
>
> * subversion/libsvn_wc/adm_files.h
> * subversion/libsvn_wc/adm_files.c
> Remove the empty file API and make sure 'empty-file' isn't created
> in new working copies anymore.
>
> * subversion/libsvn_wc/diff.c (edit_baton): Add an 'empty_file' field
> for caching the name of the generated empty file.

I've always wondered why we don't use the platforms null device for this.
We have SVN_NULL_DEVICE_NAME which we use to provide an stdin file for
hook scripts already. May it cause problems for external diffs when it is
not a regular file?

Thanks,
//Peter

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