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Re: [PATCH] svnsync init URL1 URL1

From: David Glasser <glasser_at_davidglasser.net>
Date: Mon, 28 Apr 2008 20:42:11 -0700

On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 8:30 PM, Branko ╚ibej <brane_at_xbc.nu> wrote:
>
> Daniel Shahaf wrote:
>
> > David Glasser wrote on Mon, 28 Apr 2008 at 11:56 -0700:
> >
> >
> > > On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 10:36 AM, Daniel Shahaf
> <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.co.il> wrote:
> > >
> > >
> > > > Possibly, but I don't think a check that prevents running 'svnsync
> init
> > > > $R $R' (where $R is an empty repository) is very useful. Most likely
> $R
> > > > can be thrown away and recreated.
> > > >
> > > >
> > > OK, in that case then I don't think any such check at all is useful :-)
> > >
> > >
> > >
> >
> > :)
> >
> > Thanks David.
> >
> >
>
> Perhaps that was meant as a joke, but I'd take it quite seriously. I can't
> think of any 100% certain way of detecting a "same instance", short of
> actually inventing another hidden repository UUID just for svnsync. I also
> don't think it's worth the trouble; presumably admins that do svnsync init
> sort of know what they're doing. And if they don't, what real harm can it
> do?

That is in fact what I meant.

Perhaps in the future I will make sure to include :-( after all of my
serious statements.

--dave

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Received on 2008-04-29 05:42:21 CEST

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