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Re: svn commit: r22140 - in trunk/subversion: svnsync tests/cmdline tests/cmdline/svnsync_tests_data

From: Garrett Rooney <rooneg_at_electricjellyfish.net>
Date: 2006-10-27 23:09:57 CEST

(Added cc of dev@subversion.t.o, I assume David wanted it to go there...)

On 10/27/06, David Glasser <glasser@mit.edu> wrote:
> On 10/27/06, Garrett Rooney <rooneg@electricjellyfish.net> wrote:
> > Well, I figured that the user might have added revprops in the
> > meantime and would be annoyed if they went away, especially since
> > we've called the command 'copy-revprops', not 'sync-revprops', and
> > 'copy' doesn't imply 'deletes some stuff' to me.
>
> Hmm, good point.
>
> The situation I was envisioning is something like "somebody wrote a
> script that accidently set svn:logg on all the revisions, we synced
> it, the upstream repo went back and deleted them, we should be able to
> get those changes too".

In retrospect, I wish I'd called the damn command 'sync-revprops', so
we could avoid all of this crap, yeah ;-)

> But I guess you're thinking about "user puts extra mirror-specific
> info on the mirror".
>
> Maybe a new flag for the subcommand?

Yeah, I'd like to see that. I didn't do it as part of this change
because it wouldn't be backportable, but I wouldn't object to one
being added later.

-garrett

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