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Re: some questions about the delta operation in SVN

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Wed, 6 Mar 2013 14:05:37 +0200

Branko Čibej wrote on Wed, Mar 06, 2013 at 06:41:40 +0100:
> On 06.03.2013 06:21, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> > Bo Chen wrote on Tue, Mar 05, 2013 at 23:49:06 -0500:
> >> Can anyone help me make clear the following questions? Thanks very much.
> >>
> >> I make some updates, and the SVN client generates the delta and sends it to
> >> the SVN server. Does the server simply store this delta to the repository,
> >> or do something more?
> >>
> > The latter. The client always generates a delta against file.c_at_HEAD,
> > but the filesystem stores skip-deltas.
>
> That would be file_at_BASE, since that's what the client has a pristine
> version of. :)

It @BASE and @HEAD will be the same node-rev, else the commit will fail.
Received on 2013-03-06 13:09:04 CET

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