RFC: How should Subversion handle OS-deleted paths?
From: Paul Burba <ptburba_at_gmail.com>
Date: Fri, 20 Aug 2010 11:04:45 -0700
I think we can all agree that when a user deletes part of their WC via
I originally came to this question when dealing with merge tracking
Somewhat tardily I realized the *first* question to be answered is not
I see a few basic approaches:
1) Consistent Approach -- Restore the Missing Paths (unless there is
WCNG's single DB allows us to simply restore these missing paths as we
Exhibit A of this behavior: In 1.6.x and 1.7 in multiple DB mode, svn
2) Consistent Approach: Error out
If we detect missing paths, simply throw an error asking that the user
3) Case-by-Case Approach:
Maybe there is *no* consistent approach, and sometimes we will want to
Any ideas as to the best approach? I suspect that some of the wcng
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