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Re: Log length limit on Windows? Problem with using notepad as log editor?

From: Simon Large <slarge_at_blazepoint.co.uk>
Date: 2004-12-03 12:33:23 CET

Ph. Marek wrote:
> On Friday 03 December 2004 10:43, Simon Large wrote:
>> Ph. Marek wrote:
>>> 1) There's some documentation on microsoft (which I couldn't find
>>> ATM) regarding the granularity with which timestamps are updated on
>>> disk. I remember that being about 30 seconds or such like for FAT.
>> Timestamps have 2 second resolution on FAT.
> They have 2 second resolution, but are written *to disk* only every
> 30 seconds or some such.
> And we have seen that concurrent processes did *not* see updated
> timestamps immediately.

Yuck! that is a(nother) serious hole in the OS.

> As far as I understood, it's possible that svn got an empty log file
> and therefore refused to commit. Is that wrong?

No, you're right. I misread Scott's last email and misinterpreted
'shorter log message' as 'truncated log message'. Sorry for the noise.


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