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Re: Forcing commit of unmodified file

From: Andy Levy <andy.levy_at_gmail.com>
Date: 2007-06-13 16:28:02 CEST

On 6/13/07, Arnauld Van Muysewinkel <arnauldvm@gmail.com> wrote:
> 2007/6/13, Andreas Mahel <andreas.mahel@gmx.net>:
> > Arnauld Van Muysewinkel wrote:
> > >
> > > So, I'm back to my original idea of forcing a commit of an unmodified
> > > file.
> > > Which didn't seemed so odd to me (it's possible in several other SCM).
> >
> > If you don't want to add that extra space character to the file itself,
> > how about adding your own property (e.g. my:empty-commit-count) to the
> > file; then you are able to do a new commit.
>
> Yes, it's my best solution up to know, but it's not strictly speaking
> an "empty commit".
> Though, I will use this solution if nothing better comes out.
>
> On another hand, I still don't understand why SVN is preventing this...

Because there's really no good reason for incrementing the global
revision number if nothing changed?

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