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Re: Does fsfs revprop packing no longer allow usage of traditional backup software?

From: Mark Phippard <markphip_at_gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 30 Jun 2011 14:36:40 -0400

On Thu, Jun 30, 2011 at 2:31 PM, Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name> wrote:

>> The reason SQLite was used is that rev props can be edited via svn
>> prop*--revprop
>> So you could also disable the pre-revprop-change hook during a backup
>> and that should make you safe.  And if you have not enabled it in the
>> first place, then there is really no issue anyway.
> Inaccurate.
> The pre-revprop-change hook lives in libsvn_repos.  It has zero effect
> on API users that change revprop via libsvn_fs API's.

OK, then what is accurate? Are you saying we do not support editing
revision properties once they are packed? Is the SQLite db that
stores revprops only written to by the pack process?

Mark Phippard
Received on 2011-06-30 20:37:11 CEST

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