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Re: WC-NG: the trees BASE, WORKING and ACTUAL [was: svn commit: r33021 - branches/explore-wc/subversion/libsvn_wc]

From: Erik Huelsmann <ehuels_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 11 Sep 2008 20:53:41 +0200

On Thu, Sep 11, 2008 at 8:43 PM, C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net> wrote:
> Erik Huelsmann wrote:
>>>> I submit that it is much more sensible to define WORKING as I suggested
>>>> in my earlier mail. (i.e. having the disk file contents)
>>> I agree. I had considered this in the course of composing my mail, but lost
>>> it by the time I finished editing. I should have said
>>> BASE + Subversion-managed changes + file content modifications = WORKING.
>>> WORKING + non-textual-and-non-Subversiony-changes = ACTUAL.
>> Well, I would have liked to put it that way, but how does that work in
>> this scenario:
>> $ rm file.txt
>> $ mkdir file.txt
>> ?
> EVIL! I suppose you wanna pitch a fork() and a 'chmod 666' into that
> recipe, too, right?! SICKO!

Great! :-) It's nice to know we now agree that WORKING and ACTUAL are
actually different trees. Too bad this complicates the design of the
working copy though.



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