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Re: Making fsfs generate unique transaction names

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: 2007-06-16 18:29:53 CEST

Lieven Govaerts wrote:
> Blair Zajac wrote:
>> Karl Fogel wrote:
>>> Blair Zajac <blair@orcaware.com> writes:
>>>> Regarding the API promise, I think that'll take more work to not reuse
>>>> transaction names:
>>>> 1) Adding the sequence's current value to the svnadmin dump output.
>>>> 2) Being able to load the sequence's value from a dump into the
>>>> filesystem.
>>>> 3) For fsfs, switch from generating the name from current system
>>>> values to storing a sequence somewhere.
>>>> Given the amount of work, I think we should instead say in the API
>>>> that Subversion makes a reasonable effort to generate a brand new
>>>> transaction name.
>>>> Is it appropriate in svn_fs.h to list the circumstances under which
>>>> transaction names may be reused, and list the specific details?
>>> I think it is, yes. That kind of information could be useful to users
>>> of the API.
>> I committed the change in r25430, along with a description of the
>> current behavior in svn_fs.h
> I followed up with r25432 to make it build on Windows and pass your new
> tests.

Thanks for fixing that. And there was an additional follow with r25433.


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Received on Sat Jun 16 18:30:50 2007

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