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Re: Specifying commit timestamps over RA

From: Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Nov 2013 14:01:06 +0100

On 28.11.2013 13:09, Daniel Shahaf wrote:
> Stefan Sperling wrote on Thu, Nov 28, 2013 at 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.
> The book recommends putting an author check in start-commit.

Irrelevant: svnsync isn't the only tool that could potentially be used
for replaying commits.

Branko Čibej | Director of Subversion
WANdisco // Non-Stop Data
e. brane_at_wandisco.com
Received on 2013-11-28 14:01:46 CET

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