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Re: Moves in FSFS

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2013 18:52:39 +0200

On 19.09.2013 16:46, Stefan Fuhrmann wrote:
> Storing Moves
> -------------
> From the FS POV, moves behave like simple ADD/DEL pairs
> and should, therefore, be stored as such.

Agreed, as far as the changes list is concerned. You have to leave a
"tombstone" on the source of a move, so that code that scans the change
list can be aware that the path went away. Whether we then represent the
target as an ADD record, or invent a new MOVE record, is more or less an
implementation detail.

-- Brane

Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane_at_wandisco.com
Received on 2013-09-19 18:53:29 CEST

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