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Re: No no-op changes

From: Greg Stein <gstein_at_gmail.com>
Date: Sat, 20 Sep 2014 12:32:47 -0500

On Sat, Sep 20, 2014 at 2:56 AM, Branko Čibej <brane_at_wandisco.com> wrote:
>...

> We should do exactly the opposite! We should make sure that even no-op
> changes always get recorded and reported consistently. You have to remember
> that repository history is not only about tree snapshots, it's also about
> intent and results. In other words, an audit trail is just as important as
> actual repository contents.
>

Agreed.

When you start including ACLs, then r1234 might look different to two
people. And if it gets elided because it "isn't a change", then one person
is going to get even more confused when the revision doesn't even appear
(rather than "no visible changes").

Cheers,
-g
Received on 2014-09-20 19:33:14 CEST

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