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Re: svn revision r0 question

From: Blair Zajac <blair_at_orcaware.com>
Date: Sat, 27 Sep 2008 14:07:39 -0700

C. Michael Pilato wrote:
> No, the docs are admittedly flawed in this way. If you use -r {date} and
> that code has to query a revision that has no datestamp, it raises
> SVN_ERR_FS_GENERAL to say that it was asked to lookup a date on a revision
> that doesn't have one. (But note that it doesn't raise SVN_ERR_FS_CORRUPT.)
> And the book doesn't mention this either (but as you might have seen, I
> just sent mail off to svnbook-dev@ to remind us to fix that).

Well, that's still broken. If you allow deleting it, then it should skip past
the revision or make some assumptions about the non-existence of the date, not
throw an error. Don't allow -r {date} to return it or something.

Blair

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