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Re: Date ordering of revisions [was: fsfs bug in commit timestamps?]

From: Greg Hudson <ghudson_at_MIT.EDU>
Date: 2006-01-14 19:15:51 CET

On Sat, 2006-01-14 at 10:42 +0200, Alan Barrett wrote:
> Could we have a looser requirement, like
> * If "svn:date" properties are out of order when considering the
> repository as a whole, but you are performing a command that operates
> only on a subtree of the repository, and if "svn"date" properties
> are monotonically increasing over all revisions that affected that
> subtree, then "the right thing" happens.

That might be reasonable, but (1) that's not true today, (2) while it
sounds like a nice clear rule, it probably has ugly edge cases when you
try to actually apply it to every command in our command set, and (3) it
sounds difficult to implement efficiently.

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