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Re: No-op changes no longer dumped by 'svnadmin dump' in 1.9

From: Daniel Shahaf <d.s_at_daniel.shahaf.name>
Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2015 21:01:18 +0000

Johan Corveleyn wrote on Mon, Sep 21, 2015 at 16:38:20 +0200:
> In [jcorvel's company's] repository, there are a couple of such revisions, dating from
> our conversion from cvs to svn (actually, revision N-1 contains a real
> change, but only a short log message; and revision N has a no-op
> change to that same path, and a very informative log message
> describing the real change in detail). It's not like we consciously
> used this as a specific use-case, but now the information is like that
> in our repository, and I'd hate to lose it.

The FreeBSD project used to intentionally make no-op commits (they term it
"forced commits") as part of their new committer workflow. I don't know
whether they still do that.
Received on 2015-09-21 23:01:24 CEST

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