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Re: Problems with the documentation of Subversion dump format

From: Eric S. Raymond <esr_at_thyrsus.com>
Date: Tue, 13 Dec 2011 13:30:10 -0500

Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>:
> Eric S. Raymond wrote on Tue, Dec 13, 2011 at 09:44:59 -0500:
> > Yes, but in a single copy command? My experience is that every one copy
> > operation done from the CLI triggers a commit.
> Not every single 'svn cp' invocation triggers a commit.

I've never been able to stop it. What's the actual trigger condition?

> And, by the way, dumpfiles need to represent things that cannot be done
> with plain 'svn'.

Yeah, I figured that out already from looking at some of the weird stuff
cvs2svn committed in the back history of NUT-UPS. This is a point that
needs to be clearer in the documentation.

		Eric S. Raymond
Received on 2011-12-13 19:31:14 CET

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