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Re: Do we want 'svn patch' to be able to add empty files?

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 2 Sep 2010 14:03:27 +0200

On Thu, Sep 02, 2010 at 01:57:49PM +0200, Stefan Sperling wrote:
> Right now, svn patch will always add an empty file if something is added
> that only has props. But the patch might want to create a directory instead.
> Is there a 1:1 mapping svn: propery -> node kind (file or dir)?
> If so, we could get away with just checking the type of property when
> deciding whether to create a file or a directory.

Hmmm... that won't work for custom user properties, so we'll also need
a more generic way of representing directories in a patch. But this is
also something we can postpone until after 1.7. We should focus on
properly supporting the svn: properties first, that's much more important.

Stefan
Received on 2010-09-02 14:04:25 CEST

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