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Re: Discontinuing the use of SVN.

From: Ben Collins-Sussman <sussman_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-06-04 22:26:15 CEST

On Jun 4, 2005, at 12:36 PM, Robert Sfeir wrote:
> I can cause it manually with svn move, let the
> file move to a new location, then copy the file manually back into the
> directory I moved it from and try to commit. That would cause a
> checksum (at least it did last time I tried it which was a long while
> back) and that is caused by user error, since the user is not supposed
> to do that, and if you've worked with CVS for a long time, this is the
> first thing you think of doing to revert a change or undo a move.

Whoa, hold on... is this an actual recipe for a bug in Subversion?

Historically, we've only ever seen checksum errors due to external
forces: bad disk/network/memory, or because some 3rd party program
has corrupted the .svn/text-base/ files.

If you're saying that you have found a way to make Subversion produce
checksum errors *internally*?

I don't understand your reproduction description above. Can you give
us a transcript of the exact commands that cause the problem?

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