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Re: WC format bump imminent - renaming pristines to <SHA1>.pristine

From: Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 11:34:10 +0200

On Thu, 2011-05-19 at 11:26 +0200, Julian Foad wrote:
> A WC format bump is imminent, in order to rename the pristine text files
> from '<SHA1>' to '<SHA1>.pristine', as discussed in the thread 'Add
> ".svn-base" suffix to the pristine files in 1.7' started by Konstantin
> Kolinko on 2011-05-18,
> <http://svn.haxx.se/dev/archive-2011-05/0583.shtml>.

Oh, it looks like the choice of name


was not discussed in that thread. Two or three of us thought that
seemed like a sensible choice of name. The other reasonable option is
to keep the old extension so that the new names would be


The advantage would be that if anyone has already set up their tools to
filter out '*.svn-base' they wouldn't have to change that configuration.

Any opinions?

- Julian
Received on 2011-05-19 11:34:45 CEST

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