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RE: revision number upper boundary?

From: Zieg, Mark <mark.zieg_at_lmco.com>
Date: 2005-03-09 00:54:31 CET

> So as long (heh!) as the subversion revision is kept typed as
> 'long int', it will likely stay a 32 bit integer.
> (Hmmm, knowing nothing about the subversion wire protocol and/or on
> disk formats, that 'long int' would worry me. Seems like it ought to
> int32_t...)

I was a bit freaked that it wasn't declared "unsigned". What possible
internal evilness would cause them to allow negative revision numbers?
And if not valid, why define the type that way?

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