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

From: Hyrum K Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 12:22:02 +0200

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 11:36 AM, Justin Erenkrantz
<justin_at_erenkrantz.com> wrote:
> On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 11:34 AM, Julian Foad <julian.foad_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>> Oh, it looks like the choice of name
>>  '<SHA1>.pristine'
>> 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
>>  '<SHA1>.svn-base'
>> 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?
> +1 for .svn-base.  No need to change just to change it.  -- justin

+1 for .pristine, just to spite Justin. :P

But really, we've completely rewritten where all the metadata and
pristines are stored, and now we're debating a hidden file extension?
Just do the work and be done with it.

Received on 2011-05-19 12:22:33 CEST

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