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Re: svn commit: r25992 - trunk/notes

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_red-bean.com>
Date: 2007-08-08 20:55:35 CEST

On 8/8/07, David Glasser <glasser@davidglasser.net> wrote:
> On 8/8/07, sussman@tigris.org <sussman@tigris.org> wrote:
> > + When driving the working copy update-editor, have the server send
> > + copyfrom-args in add_file() and add_dir(). The server doesn't send
> > + any txdeltas in this case.
>
> To clarify, what you mean here is "Instead of sending txdeltas based
> on the empty file, the server sends txdeltas based on the copy source
> (and may send no txdeltas if it is an identical copy).", right?
>

Thanks for reading this.

Why would the server ever send add_file(copyfrom=...) and *then* a
txdelta against that? Clients do that, sure, since people do 'svn cp
foo bar', and then make extra changes. But the server? There's no
such thing as "extra edits" coming from a repository. (Or am I on
crack?)

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