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Re: [TSVN] Question re repo-browser (*possible* bug)

From: Peter Mounce <pete_at_molehole.org>
Date: 2005-08-12 19:36:41 CEST

SteveKing wrote:
> Bill.Hughes@cgi-europe.com wrote:
>
>> Two questions actually: 1) could the repo browser parse a rev no of
>> the form '-x' to count back from
>> HEAD?
>> I don't see how this could be on a project/folder basis without a lot of
>> processing, but it would be nice.
>
>
> Just filed that as issue #158:
> http://tortoisesvn.berlios.de/issues/index.php?do=details&id=158
>
>> 2) it is unlikely to be an issue (!) should the rev no button handle
>> numbers
>> longer than 8 digits?
>> Personally I doubt rev nos would ever get that large, but some form of
>> checking, preferably allowing negative offsets would be nice.
>> Any thoughts?
>
>
> Even though that button isn't large enough to handle more than 8 digits,
> you still can enter such revision numbers and it will work (it just
> isn't shown properly).
>
> And let's do some math:
> - assume a commit every 5 minutes
> - 8 digits max is 99999999
>
> 99999999 * 5 minutes = 499999995 minutes = 8333333.25 hours =
> 347222.21875 days = 951.29375 years.
>
> I think we're save ;)

But it wouldn't it be ever so much more satisfying to implement a
routine that stretches it if the number's too big, _just in case_? ;-)

Pete

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