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Re: Enhancement request: Unique file or directory id

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-05-16 00:29:55 CEST

"Niels Andersen" <nan@it.dk> writes:
> I work for an organisation which likes to rename projects and products all
> the time especially in mid life. Its also very common that a subproject is
> moved to another major version.
>
> I like to keep documentation like requirements, design and test documents in
> the repository alongside the source code and copies of released build's.
>
> So if I publish a link to a requirements document, this gets signed off but
> the implementation of the project then gets postponed to a later release, I
> break the link to the old document if I rename the path to the new name.
>
> I would like a unique number to be attached to any file or directory in the
> repository so that I can reference the item either using the current way or
> using the shorthand with the UID.
>
> When an item is branched/copied the new branch/copy should get a new number.
> When renamed the the number should be retained.

I think this is probably part of true atomic rename support,
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=898. See also
http://subversion.tigris.org/issues/show_bug.cgi?id=1525.

Best,
-Karl

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