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Re: Your IRC comments

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 15 Jan 2009 11:18:48 +0100

On Thu, Jan 15, 2009 at 04:58:14AM +0100, Greg Stein wrote:
> Hey Stefan,
>
> Right before you signed off of IRC, you entered the following:
>
> [01:37am] stsp: -rw-r--r-- 1 stsp wheel 0B Jan 15 00:16 alpha.moved.copied
> [01:37am] stsp: -rw-r--r-- 1 stsp wheel 0B Jan 15 00:16 alpha.moved.mine
> [01:37am] stsp: -rw-r--r-- 1 stsp wheel 0B Jan 15 00:16 alpha.moved.r3
> [01:37am] stsp: these files are empty?
> [01:37am] stsp: that looks wrong
> [01:38am] stsp: nevermind, the debugger wasn't stepped past svn_wc__run_log yet
>
>
> This behavior is caused by how we do tempfiles. The names have been
> *reserved* and 0-byte files left there. As you noted, they aren't
> actually filled in until some time later.
>
> (whether the delay is "best" -- I dunno, but I can explain the behavior above)
>
> Specifically, the above files have been generated by
> svn_io_open_uniquely_named() with parameter file==NULL.

Right, that makes sense. Thanks.

Stefan
Received on 2009-01-15 11:19:10 CET

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