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Re: Caching text-size in the entries file

From: Peter Samuelson <peter_at_p12n.org>
Date: 2006-09-27 17:39:47 CEST

[Ph. Marek]
> What about the use-case
> cp -a foo1 foo2
> (edit foo1)
> (find that changes are bad)
> mv foo2 foo1
> That wouldn't change the data, but the inode.

That's fine. Requiring a full-text compare where it is not needed is a
lot better than _not_ doing a full-text compare where it _is_ needed.
This is why we have 'svn cleanup' which scans the WC and resets those
parameters, so you get your optimisation back.

Received on Wed Sep 27 17:40:19 2006

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