On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 5:32 PM, Bob Archer <Bob.Archer_at_amsi.com> wrote:
>> On 05/19/2011 11:34 AM, Julian Foad wrote:
>> > On Thu, 2011-05-19 at 11:26 +0200, Julian Foad wrote:
>> >> A WC format bump is imminent, in order to rename the pristine
>> >> files from '<SHA1>' to '<SHA1>.pristine', as discussed in the
>> >> '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
>> > '<SHA1>.pristine'
>> > was not discussed in that thread. Two or three of us thought
>> > 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
>> > to filter out '*.svn-base' they wouldn't have to change that
>> +1 for <SHA1>.svn-base
> I always like to name temp files and temp backups *.bob... since it is my name and easy to type, find and remember... so I vote for....
Yes. Just wanted to add that this might be important for anti-virus
configurations (excluding certain extensions, which may be a
corporate-wide setting / centrally maintained and pushed to users'
desktops, ...). So to save those sysadmins and endusers some trouble,
I think keeping .svn-base would be best.
(I voted already, but wanted to explicitly point this out)
Received on 2011-05-19 17:40:30 CEST