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Re: Support for: Setting property on non-local target

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-03-01 18:55:21 CET

On 3/1/06, Peter Lundblad <peter@famlundblad.se> wrote:

> How would subversion know what revision you are basing your edit on
> when you don't have a working copy? Normally, when you commit a
> change, the client says to the server: Hey, I have revision 14 of this
> file. Take that file and do these modifications. If there is a newer
> revision in the repository, then the server knows to throw a conflict
> error.

FWIW, it's possible for a "propedit" to do this safely on a URL, just
have it cache the revision it first pulled down, and use the same
logic we normally use to allow it to error out when making the actual
modification. It's only propset that's got the problem, IMO.

-garrett

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