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Re: [PATCH] Speedup the python tests (now with log message)

From: Julian Foad <julianfoad_at_btopenworld.com>
Date: 2006-06-18 22:55:31 CEST

Philip Martin wrote:
> Julian Foad <julianfoad@btopenworld.com> writes:
>>
>>Use of "hotcopy" might require access to the BDB tools, but why can't
>>we use a straightforward directory tree copy? We know that nothing
>>else is committing to this (greek tree) repository, don't we? The
>>only possible simultaneous operation on it might be another set of
>>tests running in parallel in the same directory tree, which could be
>>doing "svnadmin dump" on it, but does that modify its files such that
>>we can't do a directory tree copy?
>
> Using an OS copy on a live repository is not valid. We used to do it
> and it led to errors when running the tests for BDB/ra_svn.

OK, I don't dispute your evidence but I'm interested to know what the
definition of "live" is that applies to this greek tree reference repository.

- Julian

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