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RE: How to Disable Pristine Copies in svn

From: Gavin Lambert <gavinl_at_compacsort.com>
Date: 2006-08-31 03:36:13 CEST

Quoth Talden <mailto:talden@gmail.com>:
> Though if suggestions of being able to avoid diffing for
> certain mime-types (EG binary types such as archives that
> rarely produce useful diff results) are accepted and
> implemented then those types wouldn't benefit from a pristine
> copy and should probably just store size & date information in the
> SVN area.

And a checksum, so that SVN can determine if they've been modified or
not. But yeah, I can't see any reason why they'd need the pristine copy
stored in that case. (Unless you did want 'svn diff' to do something
useful on them, in which case it'd have to fetch a pristine version from
the server first if it didn't have its own.)

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