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Re: [PATCH] cleanup fails on missing .svn/tmp

From: Malcolm Rowe <malcolm-svn-dev_at_farside.org.uk>
Date: 2007-02-06 16:01:36 CET

On Tue, Feb 06, 2007 at 03:50:17PM +0100, Henner Zeller wrote:
> >I'm not that familiar with the code myself, but I'm surprised that we
> >unconditionally remove the contents without checking them first
>
> Well its good to do so because the tmp/ area might have some old files
> being lying around that we don't want to keep (hence the name tmp/).
> Instead of looking for these files, the whole tmp/ is just removed
> completely and rebuild.
>

Okay, that does make sense. I see that we only recreate the tmp/ area
after we run the log for the wc, which will presumably fail if there are
files referenced in the log that don't exist in tmp/ (because tmp/
itself doesn't exist).

I'm now confused as to what Erik was talking about.

Regards,
Malcolm

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