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Re: Specifying commit timestamps over RA

From: Stefan Sperling <stsp_at_elego.de>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 13:03:59 +0100

On Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 01:52:08PM +0200, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Philip Martin wrote on Wed, Nov 27, 2013 at 22:21:00 +0000:
> > Not sure I follow that. The client changes svn:date before the
> > pre-commit hook but the pre-commit cannot currently distingush the
> > initial svn:date set at txn create from an svn:date set by the client.
> > We need some indication that the client has explicitly set svn:date,
> > including deleting it to indicate a revision with no date.
> >
> That indication could be the client's authenticated username being "svnsync".

I don't like this idea. It doesn't seem right to enforce a specific
username for protocol purposes. Forcing people to use a specific
username is awkward with ra_local and svn+ssh.
Received on 2013-11-28 13:04:44 CET

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