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Re: Files changed on svn update

From: Neil Gunton <neil_at_nilspace.com>
Date: 2004-08-31 17:07:39 CEST

Ben Collins-Sussman wrote:
>
> On Tue, 2004-08-31 at 09:53, Neil Gunton wrote:
>
> > That's an idea, it would certainly be a workaround. I guess I was just
> > raising this as a possibly small thing for the svn developers that could
> > be fixed if it turned out that it was trivial or a small programming
> > oversight.
>
> It's not a trivial thing, nor an oversight. When you run 'svn up' at
> the root of your working copy, every single object in your tree must
> have its working revision "bumped" up to HEAD, even if the object didn't
> change. That's why every single .svn/entries file gets edited. The
> .svn/tmp directories change because that's where new repository files
> are constructed, before they're merged/copied into the visible working
> area.

Ok, thanks! I'll just use the rsync exlude suggestion then.

-Neil

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