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Re: [Issue 3474] making a new subdir, moving files into it and then renaming the subdir, breaks history of the moved files

From: Philip Martin <philip.martin_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Wed, 15 Sep 2010 11:55:33 +0100

"Bert Huijben" <bert_at_qqmail.nl> writes:

>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Philip Martin [mailto:philip.martin_at_wandisco.com]
>> Perhaps we should simply notify for all nodes? Perhaps each
>> individual client should be deciding which notifications to suppress?
> +1 on moving the choice to the clients. (svn has different requirements then
> clients like Subclipse).
> Personally (and for AnkhSVN) I don't have an issue with notifying adds and
> deletes for the root only. (The fact that it is an add or delete tells that
> it's operation changes the state of all descendants)

Root-only delete notification is much easier to implement in the
library than in the client. That's because delete notifications for
children tend to happen before the parent, and the application has to
be organised to allow it to determine that a child will be followed by
a parent.

Received on 2010-09-15 12:56:15 CEST

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