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Re: svn commit: r1182904 - /subversion/trunk/subversion/libsvn_wc/entries.c

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 13 Oct 2011 18:37:35 +0200

On Thu, Oct 13, 2011 at 11:20:36AM -0500, Hyrum K Wright wrote:
> I'm just thinking of a scenario where we'd had this in from the
> beginning. We likely would have missed out on the fact that this is
> an issue, and wouldn't have been able to attempt to fix it.

How so? Users might still have reported the problem.

In this case we hit the "copy-paste error into email and hit send"
reflex of some TSVN users. So this problem is reported a lot of times
and it stands out like a big red pimple on a nose. But, thankfully, those
aren't the only kinds of problem reports we get.

> And if the checksum is somehow mangled in 1.6, that may likely be a
> problem of our doing too.

I agree. But for all we know, it could just as well be some tool people
run which happens to modify text-bases. The reports don't provide enough
information about the source of the checksum error.
Received on 2011-10-13 18:38:13 CEST

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