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Re: [issue?] MD5 checksums not verified for content in "text-base" -- may get corrupted data when using 'revert'

From: Nigel Jones <digiguy_at_ignition-project.com>
Date: 2004-03-01 04:19:48 CET

C.A.T.Magic wrote:

> Hi.
> put a file named "important.txt" in your repository
> check it out to your local wording dir.
> modify the "important.txt" locally.
> ==
> be a "bad thing" and modifty something in
> ".svn/text-base/important.txt.svn-base" !
> ==
> use svn revert.
> you get the corrupted content from the text-base !
> files in the .svn folder are read-only, unfortunately
> this doesn't protect them from disk read errors or from
> some recursive "search&replace" utilities for example.
> ====
> c.a.t.

Wouldn't you just exclude ./.svn/* from being including in such utils.

Also personally I don't know of any programmers that do that, when I
change the copyright notice in my programs I don't use one, I use myself
at least that way it doesn't break.

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