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Re: 0.4 draft of new dumpfile documentation

From: Stephen Butler <sbutler_at_elego.de>
Date: Tue, 20 Dec 2011 14:08:17 +0100

On Dec 20, 2011, at 12:51 , Eric S. Raymond wrote:

> Still working on it as I await restoration of commit access. Here's the
> 0.4 version. Note the two open questions and the buglet.

[[[
1. Is it true that a replace operation on a directory *must*
have a copyfrom source?
]]]

No. A replace operation can create a "fresh" item without prior
history. For example, the following node record is acceptable to
'svnadmin load', assuming there's already a file at ^/omega.

[[[
Node-path: omega
Node-kind: file
Node-action: replace
Prop-content-length: 30
Text-content-length: 9
Text-content-md5: a2f613b8081a42cc0ff004f1191fe59e
Text-content-sha1: 772ec56b2bff8db0bb4adb065ce9f212838a5143
Content-length: 39

K 3
foo
V 7
new foo
PROPS-END
new text

]]]
Received on 2011-12-20 14:09:02 CET

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