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Re: "svn commit" followed by "svn log" doesn't show new revision

From: Niels Skou Olsen <nso_at_manbw.dk>
Date: 2004-11-17 11:02:09 CET

Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman@collab.net> writes:

> On Nov 16, 2004, at 5:09 PM, Mark wrote:
>> That's exactly my experience. Committing a file doesn't bump the revnum
>> of
>> the containing directory, just the file.

I believe this statement is not true. See my follow-up to Mark for an
example that shows it.

> Congrats, you guys managed to re-derive the entire train of thought that we
> developers went through when designing versioned-directory semantics. :-)

> There's a bit about mixed-rev directories, at the very end of chapter 2 in
> the book, worth a read. But yeah, this is definitely one of those things
> that ought to be in a "newbie" warning box, on in the appendix addressed to
> CVS users.

This not only relevant for CVS users. As I see it, it is for all new users
that are confused about the subtle differences in the handling of files
versus directories (see the other posts I made in this thread).

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