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Re: empty path in mergeinfo

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: 2007-12-19 03:55:37 CET

On Dec 18, 2007 6:03 PM, Paul Burba <pburba@collab.net> wrote:
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: dglasser@gmail.com [mailto:dglasser@gmail.com] On
> > Behalf Of David Glasser
> > Sent: Tuesday, December 18, 2007 8:30 PM
> > To: dev
> > Subject: empty path in mergeinfo
> >
> > I think we currently allow the following in mergeinfo:
> >
> > : 1-3
> >
> > ie, empty path strings. This is bad, right?
>
> Yeah, that doesn't have any valid meaning that I can think of. svn
> propset allows that right now and that we can fix easily. But did you
> see this mergeinfo arise as the result of a merge or by some other
> mechanism other than a propset?

No, just concerned about a place where I'm consuming mergeinfo and Bad
Things would happen if the path was empty.

--dave

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David Glasser | glasser_at_davidglasser.net | http://www.davidglasser.net/
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