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Re: What revision should an added not yet commited node have?

From: C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2010 16:52:21 -0400

Stefan Sperling wrote:
> On Tue, Mar 16, 2010 at 09:01:28PM +0100, Daniel Näslund wrote:
>> Hi!
>> When trying to replace entries in the status code I got a couple of test
>> failures saying that the revision should be 0 for newly added nodes.
>> Greg pointed out that the entries code set the revision to 0 for those
>> cases while the revision returned from _read_info() sets it to -1.
>> Should we continue to use the 0 value? Is it well established as the
>> revision number of version controlled, not yet committed files or should
>> we tell 'svn info' and 'svn status' to not output any rev nr at all for
>> these nodes?
> I think -1 (invalid revnum) is more appropriate than 0.
> After all, the repository has a revision 0.
> We could make info and status print 'no known revision' or something
> like that for added files.

Bah. Let 'status' print nothing in that column, and let 'info' print no
"Revision" or "Last Changed *" lines at all.

C. Michael Pilato <cmpilato_at_collab.net>
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