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Re: difference between working tree and actual tree

From: HuiHuang <yellow.flying_at_yahoo.com.cn>
Date: Wed, 22 Jul 2009 18:52:22 +0800

>Having different kinds of trees which represent certain aspects
>of the actual working copy tree is an attempt to make this more
>straightforward. Essentially, what we do right now is that we use
>a complicated algorithm. But we could use a more complex data
>structure that provides a layer of abstraction, and then we can
>have a much simpler algorithm.

>You want to know if an item exists on disk? Ask the ACTUAL tree.
>You want to know if an item is versioned (known to Subversion)?
>Ask the WORKING tree. You want to know what an item looked like
>before it was locally modified? Ask the BASE tree.
This is very clear now. Thank you:)



Received on 2009-07-22 12:53:52 CEST

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