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Re: Subversion .svn annoyance

From: Barry Scott <barry_at_barrys-emacs.org>
Date: 2004-09-09 21:09:28 CEST

On Sep 9, 2004, at 15:50, kfogel@collab.net wrote:

> Patrick Smears <patrick.smears@ensoft.co.uk> writes:
>> I think Barry is saying that, in the hypothetical case where the
>> text-base
>> files were removed or changed to a non-text format in a future svn
>> version, he would not be able to upgrade to that version, unless "svn
>> cat"
>> were fixed not to need to talk to the repository. (That is, he often
>> needs
>> access to the pristine copies of the files, but doesn't always have
>> access
>> to the repository).
>>
>> (Barry please correct me if I'm misrepresenting you!)
>
> Oh, I see.
>
> There is very little danger of the text-base format being changed
> before this bug is fixed, I think :-).

Yes thats the point. Glad to hear the workaround is in no danger.

The reason I need frequent access to the pristine copy is allow
by Workbench GUI to implement visual diff.

Barry

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