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

From: Daniel Rall <dlr_at_collab.net>
Date: 2007-03-27 02:59:21 CEST

On Mon, 26 Mar 2007, David Glasser wrote:

> 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.)

What base revnum do you pass for the "change revprop by URL" case?

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