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

From: Konstantin Kolinko <knst.kolinko_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 19 May 2011 14:59:31 +0400

2011/5/19 Hyrum K Wright <hyrum_at_hyrumwright.org>:
> 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

I think svn-base is better, because it is explicit that it belongs to
svn software, while "pristine" is just an English word.

By the way, thank you Julian and others for your work on this.

> 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.

Best regards,
Konstantin Kolinko
Received on 2011-05-19 13:00:00 CEST

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