Re: [RFC/PATCH] Modifying internal FS transaction properties
Philip Martin wrote:
> [...] Both BDB and FSFS set the date on the txn when the txn is
> created. This was introduced so that admins could look at the date and
> get the txn creation date which is useful when deciding whether or not
> to delete old txns. The BDB bug is that this setting should not be
> classed as an explicit setting by the client.
> Using svn:date to store txn creation date doesnt't work so well now that
> we allow clients to set svn:date. It might have been better if the txn
> creation date was stored in a separate txn property that was deleted on
> commit. If we were to do that then we would need to expose the internal
> txn value, which would mean svn_fs_txn_prop/proplist could not hide all
> internal txn props.
Or svn_fs_txn_prop/proplist *could* hide all internal txn props, and we could add another API for svnadmin to view the txn-creation date.
Received on 2015-03-03 13:15:22 CET
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