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Re: identical repository uuid

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2012 08:04:48 +0200

On 09.08.2012 06:35, Greg Stein wrote:
> On Aug 8, 2012 4:02 PM, "Branko Čibej" <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>> ...
>> That would be wrong. We /know/ that different URLs can point to the same
>> repository. IMO whoever is administrating the Serf repo should just
>> change the UUID and handle the consequences. UUIDs are supposed to be
>> unique (in general) and also unique repository identifiers (in
>> Subversion's case), and the fact that the Serf repo was created with an
>> existing UUID is just an administrative oversight that happens to break
>> Subversion's assumptions.
> I don't think Google Code provides a way to do that :-(

Eh well, I didin't really expect it to.

But it's quite funny that the repositories of two core dependencies of
Subversion would manage to break a basic assumption. :)

-- Brane

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Received on 2012-08-09 08:05:30 CEST

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