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Re: Obliterate questions

From: Martin Furter <mf_at_rola.ch>
Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2009 23:01:22 +0100 (CET)

On Mon, 16 Nov 2009, Daniel Shahaf wrote:

> Philip Martin wrote on Mon, 16 Nov 2009 at 19:31 -0000:
>> Martin Furter <mf_at_rola.ch> writes:
>>> On Mon, 16 Nov 2009, Philip Martin wrote:
>>>> How about replacing the text of a file, to obliterate a few
>>>> characters, rather than obliterating the whole text.
>>>
>>> Say that revision was committed a few weeks ago and development continued.
>>> So there were changes to that file in later revisions.
>>>
>>> How would you solve the conflicts when obliterating those later revisions?
>>
>> Conflicts? Obliterate operates on a given revision and obliterates
>> whatever that revision contains.
>
> If you modify the text of an early revision, and a later revision is
> stored as a delta against the early revision, wouldn't the representation
> of the later revision possibly become corrupted?

Or in fs_bdb where HEAD is fulltext (it's still that way right?) some
earlier revisions could becom corrupted.
Additionally you just checkout HEAD and it still contains the parts which
should have been obliterated.
Or would I have to obliterate every single revision manually?

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