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

From: Philip Martin <philip_at_codematters.co.uk>
Date: 2005-11-06 23:15:18 CET

Branko ╚ibej <brane@xbc.nu> writes:

> We've been through this before; search the archives. The short answer
> is: NUL: on Windows is equivalent to /dev/null on Unix; both are bit
> buckets for writing and empty files for reading.
> What I can't find in the archives, and can't remember a reason for, is
> why we used .svn/empty-file despite having earlier confirmed the above.

I think .svn/empty-file appeared before we had configure support for
the null device.

Philip Martin
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Received on Sun Nov 6 23:16:11 2005

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