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Re: How to hose a wc: is this a bug? Or should we simply document it? Or ...

From: Wesley J. Landaker <wjl_at_icecavern.net>
Date: 2007-03-20 01:03:18 CET

On Monday 19 March 2007 14:41, Eric Hanchrow wrote:
> Anyway, I've finally got a repro recipe for one flavor of wc hoseage.
> It is, I admit, pretty unrealistic: it does an update that invokes
> diff3, but forces diff3 to fail. Here it is. Is this behavior
> (namely, "svn cleanup"s failure to make the ! go away) a bug? And if
> it's not a bug, oughtn't we document somewhere what to do about it?

Just to comment on this a little, this doesn't seem like "hoseage", it's
giving the "!" status on the directory because an update *actually* failed.
But everything works fine after a normal "svn update". I'm not sure what I
would expect "svn cleanup" to do in this situation--I certainly wouldn't
want it to run a new update, and I'm not sure having some kind of revert
behavior is much better.

Wesley J. Landaker <wjl@icecavern.net> <xmpp:wjl@icecavern.net>
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