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Re: Closing issue 2238: propset/del on URLs?

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2007-03-27 02:57:06 CEST

On 3/26/07, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net> wrote:
> You know, I used be in the group that felt that remote propset, propedit,
> and file modification was to be avoided because of the race condition. But
> the more I think about it, the more I wonder why I cared. After all, it's
> all versioned. Would the race be less frightening if these actions required
> the user to pass --base-revision (the revision against which the changes are
> being made), and --base-revision was *not* allowed to have a value of
> "HEAD" (but instead had to be a real revision)?

For what it's worth, the changes to libsvn_client that enabled
propedit on URLs are enough to require only changes in the
command-line client to implement "svn propset --base-rev". (ie,
that's basically what libsvn_client_propset expects to receive.)


David Glasser | glasser_at_mit.edu | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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