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Re: "svn cleanup" does not fix an incorrect text-base file

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-02-09 17:47:42 CET

On Feb 9, 2005, at 9:17 AM, Dale Worley wrote:

> But what was problematic was that "svn cleanup" did not reset the
> situation.
> And I see no reason that it could not -- it has access to the text-base
> files (without talking to the server) and the checksums, and can easily
> verify their consistencies. And if they are not consistent, it has
> all the
> information it needs to re-fetch the text-base file.

There is currently zero ability for any svn command to repair anything
in .svn/.

You're right, it would be nice. There are many ways the .svn/ area
might get corrupted, and 'svn cleanup' would be a fine place to detect
and fix such corruption. Patches are welcome.

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