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Re: Behavior check: svnadmin load of revisions with no datestamp

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-02-27 00:52:49 CET

On 2/26/07, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net> wrote:

> But I think you misunderstood my question. I am taking for granted that the
> ability to have a missing svn:date is *not* a bug. My question is, "In such
> a case, should a date suddenly appear just because you dump and load the
> repository data?" I think not. *That's* the bug I'm talking about.

I think you've identified a bug, yeah.

In that same vein, what if a revision has no svn:author property?
That's far more common (and less havoc-wreaking) than the 'no
svn:date' scenario. In that case, might 'svnadmin load' (or even
'svnsync sync') be accidentally creating svn:author properties?

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