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Re: Discontinuing the use of SVN.

From: <kfogel_at_collab.net>
Date: 2005-06-06 22:54:23 CEST

"Dale Worley" <dworley@pingtel.com> writes:
> As far as I know, all instances of "Checksum mismatch" were when my
> text-base file contained a different version than the entries file said it
> was. There were also some other times when empty-file got deleted. (I
> don't know why.)
>
> What was particularly annoying about these situations was that they were, in
> theory, quite mendable -- a program could easily have detected the incorrect
> text-base files and queried the repository for the correct versions. (This
> is a consequence of the fact that the text-base is just a cache.) Sometimes
> I did this manually, and it worked as expected.

That's true, Subversion could in theory recover from this. However,
our feeling has been that the .svn area is sacred: if you can't trust
the text-base/ files, then you can't trust the entries file either --
all bets are off.

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