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Re: Adding empty files: change to svn_fs_make_file and documentation for the delta editor?

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_mit.edu>
Date: 2007-06-20 16:48:56 CEST

On 6/20/07, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato@collab.net> wrote:
> > But I also agree with David, that an editor drive of "add_file();
> > close_file()" should create an empty file.
> *This* is what we were talking about.
> But I don't quite understand the compatibility worries David is talking
> about. Or, I should say, I don't see how documenting a brand new constraint
> (which we now know some folks are violating) is any less of a compatibility
> problem than changing the code to do automatically what those same
> folks-in-violation assumed the code did (and all without affecting the
> folks-not-in-violation at all).

Yes, I think I agree with you folks now. I'll apply the FS patches.
Can somebody with more DAV experience than me fix the neon and serf
bugs (now that we believe they're bugs)? If nobody does so in the
next few days, I'll file an issue.


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